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Title: Impact of Global Change on the Coastal Areas COASTAL VULNERABILITY


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Impact of Global Change on the Coastal Areas
COASTAL VULNERABILITY
  • Roberto R. Kokot - FCEN (UBA)
  • Buenos Aires - Argentina

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Location Map
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Variables in the Coastal Vulnerability Index.
(Gornitz et al., 1994)
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INUNDATION
  • 1.Coastal Elevation
  • Methodology
  • a. Construction of Topographic Maps
  • b. High Resolution Topography

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Buenos Aires Coastal Zone
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Topographic Map of Buenos Aires City
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Bahía SamborombónZone
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Southeast Zone
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b.Improvement on, Contour Lines
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INUNDATION
  • 2. Local Subsidence
  • Sea Level Trend in Buenos Aires.

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1.7 ? 0.1 mm / year1905 2001
  • DOnofrio E.E. Y Fiore. M.E., 2002

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EPISODIC INUNDATION
  • 1. Tide Range

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Tidal RangeBuenos Aires Port
  • Servicio de Hidrografía Naval (2003)

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EPISODIC INUNDATION
  • 2. Storms

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Sudestadas april 15/1945 4,50 Annual
Frequency
  • DOnofrio E.E. Y Fiore. M.E., 2002

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EROSION1. Geology
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Buenos Aires Coastal Zone
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Bahía Samborombón Zone
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EROSION
  • 2. Landforms
  • Geomorphologic maps

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Buenos Aires Coastal Zone
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Paraná DeltaEvolution
  • Codignotto y Medina (2003)

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SamborombónZone
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Samborombón Bay Evolution
  • Codignotto J.O. y Aguirre, M. (1992)

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EROSION
  • 4. Wave Height

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Wave Heights
  • Maximum heights, associated periods and true
    directions for each of the eight analysed wave
    directions Romero S. (2002)

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