World Meteorological Organization (WMO) ; Food and Agriculture Organization (Rome, Italia) ; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ; United Nations Environment Programme ; World Health Organization (Geneva, Switzerland) ; United Nations ; International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna, Austria)Published by: IOC ; 1993
Changes in the delivery to coastal areas from land may have deleterious effects on the marine environment. Such effects include harm to living resources, hindrance to marine activities and reduction of amenities. These effects are brought about by increased sediment delivery, which causes such problems as increased sedimentation and turbidity, or decreased sediment delivery, which may lead to accelerated coastal erosion as well as uncompensated subsidence...
Collection(s) and Series: GESAMP - Reports and Studies- No. 52
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