Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Climate change, sea level rise and coastal subsidence along the Gippsland coast

source: Gippsland Coastal Board
"The impacts of climate change are complex, difficult to predict, yet too far-reaching to ignore. This 2008 report outlines potential threats to assets and infrastructure in Gippsland and address issues like erosion and sand transport. When storms wash away our beaches where does the sand go? The authors describe, among other things, how the highly erodible Gippsland coast can be shaped by storms and other events."