As part of the IPPC report the report describes the impacts of climate change for coastal areas and small islands. Furthermore, it discusses adaptation reponses.

Author names: 
Bijlsma, L.
Ehler, C. N.
Klein, R. J. T.
Kulshrestha, S. M.
McLean, R. F.
Mimura, N.
Nicholls, R.J.
Nurse, L.A.
Pérez Nieto, H.
Stakhiv, E. Z.
Turner, R.K.
Warrick, R. A.

Bijlsma, L., Ehler, C. N., Klein, R. J. T., Kulshrestha, S. M., McLean, R. F., Mimura, N.,Nicholls, R.J.; Nurse, L.A.; Pérez Nieto, H.; Stakhiv, E. Z.; Turner, R.K.; Warrick, R. A. (1996). Coastal Zones and Small Islands. In Climate change 1995: impacts, adaptations and mitigation of climate change: scientific-technical analyses—Contribution of Working Group II to the Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved from

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