The scientists said, who will suffer the most from rising sea levels

© RIA Novosti / Anna Prikazchikova coast. Archival photoThe scientists said, who will suffer the most from rising sea levels© RIA Novosti / Anna Prikazchikova

A group of American researchers predicted that by 2050 the sea level, near most of the coastal areas will rise by 10-20 centimeters, and the frequency of floods will increase in two times. In a study published in the journal Scientific Reports, scientists have listed the regions which is worst affected by this natural phenomenon.

Worst of all, according to the researchers, the situation would be to Abidjan in côte d’ivoire, as well as for the Indian cities of Kochi and Mumbai. Poor prognosis extends to Vancouver, Canada, us Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Atlantic coast of Europe.

To such conclusions experts came, using the theory of extreme values to the existing information on the rate of sea level rise and flooding in various regions.

 

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The scientists said, who will suffer the most from rising sea levels

© RIA Novosti / Anna Prikazchikova coast. Archival photoThe scientists said, who will suffer the most from rising sea levels© RIA Novosti / Anna Prikazchikova

A group of American researchers predicted that by 2050 the sea level, near most of the coastal areas will rise by 10-20 centimeters, and the frequency of floods will increase in two times. In a study published in the journal Scientific Reports, scientists have listed the regions which is worst affected by this natural phenomenon.

Worst of all, according to the researchers, the situation would be to Abidjan in côte d’ivoire, as well as for the Indian cities of Kochi and Mumbai. Poor prognosis extends to Vancouver, Canada, us Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Atlantic coast of Europe.

To such conclusions experts came, using the theory of extreme values to the existing information on the rate of sea level rise and flooding in various regions (more…)

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