Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | February 6, 2007

What rising sea levels could mean for coastal areas

From the site: “If sea levels rise a meter, the streets of Miami could end up underwater while New Orleans could become part of the Gulf of Mexico. But those aren’t the only areas that will be in trouble, if two researchers from the University of Arizona are correct.”

Read the article at CNET
TPE Link – Climate Change: Global Warming

Image: Impact of sea level rise on Florida. The dark blue areas are less than 5 meters (16 feet) above sea level.” Image credit: Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (Source)


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