Assessing risk of and adaptation to sea-level rise in the European Union: An application of DIVA

J. Hinkel, R.J. Nicholls, A.T. Vafeidis, R.S.J. Tol, T. Avagianou

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Abstract

This paper applies the DIVA model to assess the risk of and adaptation to sea-level rise for the European Union in the 21st century under the A2 and B1 scenarios of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. For each scenario, impacts are estimated without and with adaptation in the form of increasing dike heights and nourishing beaches. Before 2050, the level of impacts is primarily determined by socio-economic development. In 2100 and assuming no adaptation, 780×10
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)703-719
JournalMitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change
Volume15
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Export Date: 24 November 2010 Source: Scopus

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