Sensitivity of the coasts of Canada to sea-level rise / J. Shaw ... [et al.].: M42-505E-PDF

"This report describes coastal and related geological processes, discusses how predicted global climate change could result in changes in sea level and modification of rates of coastal erosion, and uses information drawn from several sources to derive a system for rating the sensitivity of Canadian coasts to changes in sea level. Segments of Canada's coasts that are most sensitive to changes in sea level are identified. Critical regions where detailed studies should be conducted are discussed to determine the probable local impact of sea-level change and the development of the best mitigative measures."--Preface.

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Department/Agency Canada. Natural Resources Canada.
Geological Survey of Canada.
Title Sensitivity of the coasts of Canada to sea-level rise / J. Shaw ... [et al.].
Series title Bulletin / Geological Survey of Canada ; 505
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
Electronic document

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Note(s) Accompanying map: Sensitivity of the coasts of Canada to sea-level rise. Scale 1: 6 750 000.
The catalogue number (M42-505E) and ISBN (0-660-17569) for the print edition have been copied in this electronic publication.
Includes bibliographical references.
Text in English, abstract in English and French.
Publishing information Ottawa : Natural Resources Canada : Geological Survey of Canada, 1998, reprinted 2003.
Author / Contributor Shaw, J.
Description 79 p. : graphs, maps, photos + 1 col. map
Catalogue number
  • M42-505E-PDF
Subject terms Coastal waters, Seas

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