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Collapsing Arctic coastlines

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A holistic and transdisciplinary approach is urgently required to investigate the physical and socio-economic impacts of collapsing coastlines in the Arctic nearshore zone.

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Acknowledgements

We thank Y. Nowak (Alfred Wegener Institute) for drafting the figure. The work of M.F. was supported by the Daimler and Benz Foundation. J.E.V. was supported by The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research under grant number 863.12.004. The work by H.L. was a contribution to the Helmholtz Young Investigators Group under the contract VH-NG-801.

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  1. Department of Periglacial Research, Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, 14473 Potsdam, Germany

    • Michael Fritz
    •  & Hugues Lantuit
  2. Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands

    • Michael Fritz
    •  & Jorien E. Vonk
  3. Department of Earth Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    • Jorien E. Vonk
  4. Institute for Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Potsdam, 14476 Potsdam, Germany

    • Hugues Lantuit

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