A new paper was published online today: A global empirical typology of anthropogenic drivers of environmental change in deltas. In this paper, we develop a methodology to classify coastal river deltas by major anthropogenic drivers of environmental change. This will be published as part of a special issue in Sustainability Science later this year, titled Sustainable Deltas: Livelihoods, Ecosystem Services, And Policy Implications.
Abstract: It is broadly recognized that river delta systems around the world are under threat from a range of anthropogenic activities. These activities occur at the local delta scale, at the regional river and watershed scale, and ...Continue reading