Istituto di Scienze Marine     
Pirazzoli P. A., Tomasin A. Tentative estimation of extreme sea levels in the English Channel by the year 2050. In: Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie, vol. 52 pp. 229 - 237. Gebruder Borntraeger, 2008.
Extreme sea levels with various return Periods are estimated to rise from the present situation to higher levels during the next half a century at seventeen tide-gauge stations of the English Channel. The possible increase is ascribed to local/regional relative sea-level rise, to global sea-level rise, and to an increase in maximum surge height. This Would produce more frequently sea-level events greatly exceeding the present level of highest astronomical tide, with increased risk of coastal flooding g and erosion. The potentially more at risk seems located in the central part of the English coast, between Weymouth and Portsmouth.
DOI: 10.1127/0372-8854/2008/0052S3-0229
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