Scientists have calculated, the inhabitants of which countries will be in danger after sea-level rise in 2050

Experts conducted a research to find out which country residents will suffer from rising sea levels. Scientists reported that by 2050, the water level in the sea around most of the coastal areas will increase by 10-20 centimeters, and the frequency of floods will increase in two times. Full material work has been published in the thematic edition of Scientific Reports.

Most of all, according to researchers, the affected residents of Abidjan in côte d’ivoire. Next on the list of the Indian city Cochin and Mumbai. Also at risk Vancouver, Canada, us Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Atlantic coasts of the European countries.

Calculations were made using extreme value theory to the available data on rate of sea level rise and flooding in some regions.



Scientists have calculated, the inhabitants of which countries will be in danger after sea-level rise in 2050 19.05.2017

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