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Coastal Vulnerability Index

CVI is an index that expresses the relative vulnerability of the coast to physical changes due to future sea-level rise. It highlights areas where the various effects of sea-level rise may be the greatest. Once each section of coastline is assigned a vulnerability value for each specific data variable, the coastal vulnerability index (CVI) is ..

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India’s Coastline Erosion

The Ministry of Earth Sciences has recently informed the Lok Sabha that out of the 6,907.18 km long Indian coastline in the mainland, around 34 per cent is facing erosion, 26 per cent of it is of an accreting nature, and the rest 40 per cent is in a stable state. Overview: Since 1990, shoreline ..