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Mean annual coastal erosion in arctic Alaska (Beaufort Sea shoreline)

Mean annual coastal erosion in arctic Alaska (Beaufort Sea shoreline)

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Uploaded 03 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2010 Author: Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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In the Arctic, impacts of climate change will include increased coastal erosion. For Arctic human communities impacts are projected to be mixed, with detrimental impacts expected on infrastructure and traditional indigenous ways of life in these regions. Food security for some subsistence systems will be threatened through changes in natural ecosystems.
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