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Adaptation Measures in Kivalina, AK
Figure 1.18U.S. Global Change Research Program USGCRP
Christopher W. Avery
This figure appears in chapter 1 of the Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II report.
A rock revetment was installed in the Alaska Native Village of Kivalina in 2010 to reduce increasing risks from erosion. A new rock revetment wall has a projected lifespan of 15 to 20 years. From Figure 15.3, Ch. 15: Tribes (Photo credit: ShoreZone. Creative Commons License CC BY 3.0). The inset shows a close-up of the rock wall in 2011. Photo credit: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers–Alaska District.
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