Risks of coastal storm surge and the effect of sea level rise in the Red River delta, Vietnam

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Neumann, James E. ; Emanuel, Kerry A. ; Ravela, Sai ; Ludwig, Lindsay C. ; Verly, Caroleen (2012)
  • Publisher: Helsinki: The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
  • Journal: volume 7, issue 6 5, pages 1-20 (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su7066553
  • Subject: TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | flood risk | Q51 | sea level rise | South East Asia | sea level rise; storm surge; tropical cyclone risk; flood risk; South East Asia | TJ807-830 | Q54 | Q56 | storm surge | tropical cyclone risk | GE1-350 | Environmental sciences | Environmental effects of industries and plants
    • jel: jel:Q2 | jel:Q3 | jel:Q0 | jel:Q | jel:Q5 | jel:Q56 | jel:O13
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: animal diseases

This paper considers the impact of sea level rise and storm surge on the Red River delta region of Vietnam an area already known to be highly vulnerable to coastal risks. By combining a range of sea level rise scenarios for 2050 with the simulated storm surge level for ... View more
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