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Table 2 Simulated mangrove area change and relative importance of inundation and erosion for three different SLR scenarios and net subsidence rates

From: Projected changes in area of the Sundarban mangrove forest in Bangladesh due to SLR by 2100

  Net subsidence rate
MSL by 2100 m (eustatic) −2.5 mm/year 0 mm/year +2.5 mm/year
0.46 −178 km2
65 % In 35 % Er
−103 km2
16 % In 84 % Er
−81 km2
16 % In 84 % Er
0.75 −376 km2
85 % In 15 % Er
−200 km2
69 % In 31 % Er
−111 km2
42 % In 58 % Er
1.48 −1393 km2
97 % In 3 % Er
−927 km2
95 % In 5 % Er
−584 km2
92 % In 8 % Er
  1. In Inundation, Er Erosion