A model has been devised that quantitatively describes how the shape of a river delta is affected by sediments, tides and waves. It reveals that the area of delta land is increasing globally, as a result of human activities upstream.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)473-474
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume577
Issue number7791
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

    Research areas

  • Environmental sciences, Hydrology, Ocean sciences

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