Global Change and Baltic Coastal Zones

Book
Schernewski, Gerald
Hofstede, Jacobus
Neumann, Thomas (Hrsg.)
Coastal Research Library
Springer
Dordrecht/Heidelberg/London/New York

In the Baltic region, Climate Change and ongoing transformation processes in economy and agriculture will have strong and multiple impacts. Especially coastal zones face increasing hazards e.g. due to sea level rise or changes in riverine nutrient loads and eutrophication. Especially in the Baltic, these changes also offer a wide range of new opportunities. Adaptation measures are needed but require a thorough and spatially differentiated understanding of underlying ecological, economic and social processes. The book addresses these changes, their consequences, practical challenges as well as adaptation strategies and measures with focus on coastal zones.