Effect of sea-level rise and climate change on groundwater salinity and agro-hydrology in a low coastal region of the Netherlands

L.C.P.M. Stuyt, P. Kabat, J. Postma, A.B. Pomper

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    Abstract

    Scenario studies were carried out to predict the effects of doubled carbon dioxide levels, a 1 °C temperature increase and a 1.2 m sea level rise on seepage, groundwater and crop production. Climatic change was simulated, showing increased precipitation. Simulation of effects of sea level rise on groundwater flow and salt transport showed changes in seepage to be negligible. Simulated crop growth was increased significantly by temperature and carbon dioxide increases, without increased demand for irrigation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationClimate change research; evaluation and policy implications
    EditorsS. Zwerver, R.S.A.R. van Rompaey, M.T.J. Kok, M.M. Berk
    Pages943-946
    Publication statusPublished - 1995

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    Stuyt, L. C. P. M., Kabat, P., Postma, J., & Pomper, A. B. (1995). Effect of sea-level rise and climate change on groundwater salinity and agro-hydrology in a low coastal region of the Netherlands. In S. Zwerver, R. S. A. R. van Rompaey, M. T. J. Kok, & M. M. Berk (Eds.), Climate change research; evaluation and policy implications (pp. 943-946)