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Dutch coasts in transition

The Netherlands has a long and varied history of coastal and river flood management. The anticipation of sea-level rise during the twenty-first century has renewed the push for sustainable solutions to coastal vulnerability.

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Figure 1: Flood safety standards of dykes in The Netherlands.


Figure 2: 'Building with nature'.



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Kabat, P., Fresco, L., Stive, M. et al. Dutch coasts in transition. Nature Geosci 2, 450–452 (2009).

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