Rising Waters Threatened The Coast of North Carolina

Posted In News, Sea Level Rise

Beach Erosion at the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Photo source: ©© SoilScience


The sea that sculpted North Carolina’s coast, from its arc of barrier islands to the vast, nurturing sounds, is reshaping it once again.

Water is rising three times faster on the N.C. coast than it did a century ago as warming oceans expand and land ice melts, recent research has found. It’s the beginning of what a N.C. science panel expects will be a 1-meter increase by 2100…

Read Full Article, The Charlotte Observer<

Tags: ,

Coastal Care junior
The World's Beaches
Sand Mining
One Percent