This paper presents a first assessment of the global effects of climate-induced sea-level rise on the erosion of sandy beaches, and its consequent impacts in the formof land loss and forced migration of people.We consider direct erosion on open sandy coasts and indirect erosion near selected tidal inlets and estuaries.

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Hinkel, Jochen
Nicholls, Robert J.
Tol, Richard S.J.
Wang, Zheng B.
Hamilton, Jacqueline M.
Boot, Gerben
Vafeidis, Athanasios T.
McFadden, Loraine
Ganopolski, Andrey
Klein, Richard J.T.
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2013
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Hinkel, Jochen; Robert J. Nicholls, Richard S.J. Tol, Zheng B. Wang, JacquelineM. Hamilton, Gerben Boot, Athanasios T. Vafeidis, Loraine McFadden, Andrey Ganopolski, Richard J.T. Klein (2013): A global analysis of erosion of sandy beaches and sea-level rise: An application of DIVA. In: Global and Planetary Change 111 (2013) 150–158.

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