The coastal plains of the Mediterranean region

This section reports a set of maps with the location of 163 main coastal plains of the Mediterranean region, as identified from radar data and geo-spatial analysis. The coastal plains placed at elevation <2 m above sea level potentially prone to be flooded due to sea level rise by 2100, storm surges and tsunamis, are shown in light blue. The total exposed area is about 38.529 km2, corresponding to about 5.5 million soccer fields. 

Image Turkey3

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Turkey3

Turkey (ID 600): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation

Image Tunisia3

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Tunisia3

Tunisia (ID 800): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation

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Spain (ID 100): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation

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Morocco3

Morocco (ID 800): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation

Image Mediterranean Sea3

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Mediterranean Sea3

Map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding in the Mediterranean region. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation <2 m above sea level. For details on the individual countries, see reference maps.

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Libya3

Libya (ID 800): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation.

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Italy (ID 300): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation.

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Israel Lebanon V 3

Israel and Lebanon (ID 700): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation.

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Greece (ID 500): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation.

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France (ID 200): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation.

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Egypt3

Egypt (ID 800): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation.

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Cyprus (ID 500 for Greek area and ID 600 for Turkey area): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation.

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Algeria (ID 800): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation.

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Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania (ID 400): map of the coastal plains prone to marine flooding. In blue are the coastal plains with elevation.