RIVER PROCESSES AND LINKS BETWEEN FLUVIAL AND COASTAL SYSTEMS IN A CHANGING CLIMATE

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Abstract

It is well known that a changing climate leads to changes in the frequency, intensity, spatial extent, duration, and timing of extreme weather and climate events. Models indicate substantial warming in temperature extremes by the end of the 21st century (IPCC, 2012). The global warming determines several environmental problems altering the hydrologic cycle, with changes to the amount, timing, and intensity of precipitation (see as an example Rahimpour Golroudbary et al., 2016), and impacting on the soil erosion rate and on the quality of aquatic and marine environments (see as an example Robins et al., 2016). The present Special Issue collects main contributions arising from the aforementioned discussion and representing some of the major elements in identifying the climate change impacts in the transitional environments.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Numero di pagine3
RivistaAdvances in Water Resources
Volume120
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2018

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  • Water Science and Technology

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