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Gerd Masselink

joined in Dec 21, 2020

Professor of Coastal Geomorphology at School of Biological and Marine Sciences, University of Plymouth, UK.

Masselink has 1 break published.

Can coral reef islands survive sea level rise?

Sea-level rise will expose coastal communities around the world to increasingly destructive coastal erosion and flooding. This is especially true for coral reef islands, which are low elevation accumulations of loose sand and gravel that have become populated throughout the tropics. For atoll nations like... click to read more

  • Eddie Beetham | Coastal scientist at Tonkin and Taylor International Ltd., Auckland, New Zealand
  • Gerd Masselink | Professor of Coastal Geomorphology at School of Biological and Marine Sciences, University of Plymouth, UK
  • Paul Kench | Professor of Earth Science at Department of Earth Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
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published on Dec 21, 2020