This Past Week In WaterTank News
Bringing Back River Wetlands ♦ Historic Flooding In Louisiana ♦ Living Shoreline Breaks Ground At NY/NJ Harbor ♦ Seas Aren't Just Rising, But Speeding Up ♦ How A Volcano Hid The Acceleration of Sea Level Rise ♦ Rising Seas Can Worsen Inequities ♦ Rising Sea Levels Change Assateague Island ♦ New Plan To Save Lake Michigan Beaches ♦ Adaptive Engineering in New York's Pier 57
St.Louis Post-Dispatch - Just upriver from the Melvin Price Lock and Dam, at least 1,000 acres of habitat sprout from the banks of what is essentially an artificial pool.
The Weather Channel - The federal government declared a major disaster in Louisiana Sunday after torrential rain inundated the state killing at least six people, flooding thousands of homes and prompting thousands of water rescues.
AH Herald - NY/NJ Baykeeper and partners will begin the installation of a first of its kind urban living shoreline on Wednesday, August 17.
The Washington Post - On a warming Earth, seas inevitably rise, as ice on land melts and makes its way to the ocean.
Climate Central - An uptick in sea level rise caused by greenhouse gas pollution during the past two decades has been hiding behind a volcano.
Union Of Concerned Scientists - The State of the Climate in 2015 assessment, just released by the American Meteorological Society, has confirmed that 2015 clocked in with the highest global sea level for Earth over the satellite record period.
News4 Washington - Mercedes DeMasi has been coming to Assateague Island National Seashore to camp for more than 20 years.
Public News Service - Massive sand erosion is eating away at the wildlife habitat areas of Illinois' State Beach Park.
6sqft - In the summer of 1952, when the American economy was emerging with a roar from the stagnation of the Great Depression and World War II, engineer Emil H. Praeger was chosen to create a replacement for the Grace Line’s old Pier 57 which had been destroyed by fire.