Everything Worth Knowing About Sea Level Rise

Posted In Inform, Sea Level Rise
Jul
20


Sydney. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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How many cities will our oceans swallow?..

Read Full Article; Discover magazine (06-01-2017)

Turning tides: a glimpse into our future with rising sea levels; SUP (06-22-2016)

We can’t ignore the rising sea; By Orrin H. Pilkey (06-15-2016)

As U.S. Coastal Cities Swell, Rising Seas Threaten Millions, Climate Central (03-14-2016)

Up to 70 Percent of Northeast U.S. Coast May Adapt to Rising Seas, USGS (03-14-2016)

Sea level rise threatens U.S. historic sites, CBS News (04-13-2016)
Many of the most threatened sites in North America lie along the East Coast between Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and southern Maine, where the rate of sea level rise is among the fastest in the world…

Abrupt Sea Level Rise Looms As Increasingly Realistic Threat, Yale E360 (05-11-2016)
Ninety-nine percent of the planet’s freshwater ice is locked up in the Antarctic and Greenland ice caps. Now, a growing number of studies are raising the possibility that as those ice sheets melt, sea levels could rise by six feet this century, and far higher in the next, flooding many of the world’s populated coastal areas…

Sea levels rose faster in 20th century than in previous 2,700 years, says study; CNN (02-23-2016)
Scientists have modeled a history of the planet’s sea levels spanning back 3,000 years, and concluded that the rate of increase last century “was extremely likely faster than during any of the 27 previous centuries.”

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