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Long term implications of sea level change for the Mississippi and Alabama coastlines

Long term implications of sea level change for the Mississippi and Alabama coastlines

papers, outlines, and abstracts presented in Biloxi, Mississippi, September 27-28, 1990

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Published by Dept. of Information Services, Division of Agriculture, For in [Ocean Springs, Miss.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shore protection -- Alabama.,
  • Shore protection -- Mississippi.,
  • Coast changes -- Alabama.,
  • Coast changes -- Mississippi.,
  • Sea level -- Alabama.,
  • Sea level -- Mississippi.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtechnical editor, David D. Burrage ; edited by Keith H. Remy.
    Series[Publication] -- MASGP-90-015., MASGP -- 90-015.
    ContributionsRemy, Keith H., Burrage, David D., Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 109 p. :
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15171544M

    @article{osti_, title = {Stratigraphic framework of inner shelf storm-dominated sand ridges, Alabama EEZ: Implications for sequence stratigraphy, global climate change, and petroleum exploration}, author = {Davies, D.J. and Parker, S.J.}, abstractNote = {The Alabama exclusive economic zone (EEZ) contains an abundance of orthoquartzitic shelf sand ridges elongate northwest-southeast. The seventh edition of this classic student text explores the multitude of impacts that humans have had over time upon vegetation, animals, soils, water, landforms and the atmosphere. It also looks into the future and considers the ways in which climate changes and modifications in land cover may change the environment in coming decades.

    Because of global warming, there has been concern in the United States and internationally, that the country should reduce total greenhouse gas which is relatively high per capita and is the second largest in the world after China, as of As of April , 69% of Americans think that climate change is happening and 55% think that it is mostly human caused. The state is the largest east of the Mississippi River, and its elevation ranges from sea level to more than 4, feet. The New Georgia Encyclopedia reports that there are five distinct "physiographic provinces" in Georgia: the Blue Ridge, the Piedmont, the Appalachian .

    You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. In , the tenth congress of the U.N.’s World Meteorological Organization recommended ongoing, long-term assessment of climate change by an international group of scientists. The new group, Sea level rise, resulting from the expansion of warmer sea water and the melting of glaciers, is estimated at four to ten inches over the course of.


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