Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

2009

Series

VIMS climate change white papers.

Abstract

Sea-level rise and an increase in the severity of coastal storms are probable outcomes for the Chesapeake Bay due to global climate change. A consequent ecological and economic risk for tidewater Virginia and other low-lying coastal zones is the contamination of coastal waters by industrial and agricultural chemicals released by accidental spills during severe storm events. . . .

DOI

http://doi.org/10.21220/V5F30F

Keywords

Water--Pollution--Climatic factors--Virginia--Atlantic Coast. Marine pollution--Climatic factors--Virginia--Atlantic Coast.

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