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Connecticut Coastline and Expanding Salt Marshes
Figure 16.7The Nature Conservancy
This figure appears in chapter 16 of the Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment report.
The Nature Conservancy’s adaptation decision-support tool (www.coastalresilience.org)b1a2614f-8ace-49a0-8613-ea30d7fb6f28 depicts building-level impacts due to inundation (developed land cover, yellow areas) and potential marsh advancement zones (undeveloped land cover – currently forest, grass, and agriculture – blue areas) using downscaled sea level rise projections (52 inches by 2080s depicted) along the Connecticut and New York coasts. (Figure source: Ferdaña et al. 2010,417521de-541f-44bd-8747-ac306ede3d83 Beck et al. 20133f303a73-89f9-4835-a164-7a141536e932).
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