Gulf Coast Wetland Sustainability in a Changing Climate
This paper describes the current and projected impacts on Gulf coast wetlands from land development and water management practices, in concert with the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme climatic events such as hurricanes, flooding as well as sea-level rise. It is one of four case studies in an overall report, "Regional Impacts of Climate Change: Four Case Studies in the United States," that examines impacts of particular interest to different regions of the U.S.
Publication Date: December 2007
Author or Affiliated User:
- Robert R. Twilley
- Louisiana State University
- The Pew Center on Global Climate Change
- Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)