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dc.contributor.author Hughes, P en_US
dc.contributor.author Brundrit, GB en_US
dc.contributor.author Swart, DH en_US
dc.contributor.author Bartels, A en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-03-28T09:08:38Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-07T10:06:28Z
dc.date.available 2007-03-28T09:08:38Z en_US
dc.date.available 2007-06-07T10:06:28Z
dc.date.issued 1993-10 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Hughes, P et al. 1993. Possible impacts of sea-level rise on the Diep river/Rietvlei system, Cape-Town. South African Journal of Science, vol. 89(10), pp 488-493 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0038-2353 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/2167 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/2167
dc.description.abstract Many of the Cape Province's estuaries and tidal inlets have sandy connections to the sea and are often intensively developed for industrial or residential purposes. The possible impacts of sea-level rise are of considerable interest to these developments. One such setting is the Diep River/Rietvlei system at Milnerton, north-east of Cape Town. This paper presents the likely geomorphological changes to accompany a 1-m rise in sea level. It demonstrates the vulnerability of an inlet's channel banks and mouth area to sea-level rise and shows how the internal tidal range may be affected by increased coastal erosion. In essence, it highlights the complexity of the impacts of sea-level rise in these environments and the need for effective management strategies. en_US
dc.format.extent 665042 bytes en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Bureau Scientific Publishers en_US
dc.rights Copyright: 1993 Bureau for Scientific Publication en_US
dc.subject Geomorphological changes en_US
dc.subject Sea level rise en_US
dc.subject Cape province's estuaries en_US
dc.subject South Africa en_US
dc.title Possible impacts of sea-level rise on the Diep river/Rietvlei system, Cape-Town en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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