Excessively large-scale slumping of Sajnekhali creek banks in the Sundarban delta mangrove complex: a consequence of rising sea

Recent rise in sea level at alarming rates is a matter of serious global concern in general and for a country like India in particular with about 5700 km of coastline. The present study reports some evidences of large scale slumping of Sajnekhali (near Gosaba and Baghmara) creek banks in the Sundarban delta complex, West Bengal, which could be attributed to rising sea level.

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