Subsidence of peat soils in South-East Asia – Flooding risks in Sarawak

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This paper presents the case study of the Rajang Delta in Sarawak, Malaysia where peatland subsidence will cause flooding, rendering 50% and 67% of the land unsuitable for palm oil cultivation after 25 and 50 years respectively. This is 3 to 4 times the size of Singapore.

Subsidence of peat soils in South-East Asia – Flooding risks in Sarawak

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