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  • Sinking deltas due to human activities 

    Syvitski, James P. M.; Kettner, Albert J.; Overeem, Irina; Hutton, Eric W. H.; Hannon, Mark T.; Brakenridge, G. Robert; Day, John; Vorosmarty, Charles J.; Saito, Yoshiki; Giosan, Liviu; Nicholls, Robert J. (2008-12-26)
    The world’s population living on low-lying deltas is increasingly vulnerable to flooding, whether from intense rainfall, rivers or from hurricane-induced storm surges. High-resolution SRTM and MODIS satellite data along ...