Sea-Level Change in the Pacific Islands Region: A Review of Evidence to Inform Asian Development Bank Guidance on Selecting Sea-Level Projections for Climate Risk and Adaptation Assessments

Publication | July 2022

This publication reviews available evidence to explore the strengths, weaknesses, and uncertainties associated with various sources of information on sea-level rise in the Pacific islands.

  • US$25.00 (paperback)

It aims to provide advisory standards for the planning, testing, and design of Asian Development Bank projects in the area.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Understanding Sea-Level Change in the Pacific Islands Region
  • Historical Sea-Level Change in the Pacific Islands Region
  • Sea-Level Change Projections for the Pacific Islands Region
  • Uncertainties and Limitations Associated with the Science on Sea‑Level Rise in the Pacific Islands Region
  • Advice on Developing Guidance on How to Incorporate Credible Sea-Level Rise Information into ADB Projects
  • Recommendations for Future Work
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • Climate change
  • Environment
  • Disasters
  • 64
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS220312-2
  • 978-92-9269-644-3 (print)
  • 978-92-9269-645-0 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9269-646-7 (ebook)

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