The world heat budget: expected changes / C.J.E. Schuurmans -- Recorded sea level variability in the Holocene and expected future changes / Nils-Axel Mèorner -- Present and future sea level: the effects of predicted global changes / Eric C.F. Bird -- River flux to the sea: impact of human intervention on river systems and adjacent coastal areas / John D. Milliman and Ren Mei-e -- Response of estuaries to climate change / K.R. Dyer -- Effects of sea level rise on coastal sedimentation and erosion / J.T. Wells -- Sea level rise: a worldwide assessment of risk and protection costs / Frank M.J. Hoozemans and Cornelis H. Hulsbergen -- Impact of climatic change on coastal cities / Tjeerd Deelstra -- Impact of climatic change on the ecology of temperate coastal wetlands, beaches, and dunes / Vera Noest, Eddy van der Maarel, and Frank van der Meulen -- Impact of climatic change on coral reefs, mangroves, and tropical seagrass ecosystems / Alasdair J. Edwards -- Impact of climatic change on coastal agriculture / R. Brinkman.