Coastal habitats shield people and property from sea-level rise and storm

Coastal habitats shield people and property from sea-level rise and storm

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystems: coral reef / mangrove / seagrass
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $400- $500 billion: Value of residential property that will be most exposed to future hazards according to a model estimating risk under four sea level rise scenarios for the year 2100

Publication information

Arkema, K. G. GuannelG. VerutesS. WoodA. GuerryM. RuckelshausP. KareivaM. LacayoJ. Silver “Coastal habitats shield people and property from sea-level rise and storm” Nature Climate Change 3(10): 913-918, 2013

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