This Past Week In WaterTank News
Sea-Level Rise Will Bring 9-Foot Floods To New York City ♦ The Realities of Sea-Level Rise In Miami's Low Income Communities ♦ Saving Our Coast With Underwater forests ♦ King Tides Reflect The Future For NH Seacoast As Sea Levels Rise ♦ Regional Cooperation Key, ODU Report Says ♦ Sea Level Rise May Have Been Underestimated By 25% ♦ FEMA Flood Insurance In For Climate Revamp ♦ US Ignored Rising-Sea Warnings At Radar Site ♦ Sea Level Rise Increasing Sunny Day Floods
Knowridge Science Report - In a new study, scientists predict that New York City will have 9-foot floods over the next century.
City Lab - The water rose quickly. At noon on a brilliantly sunny day here, several blocks from the beach, a lake of salt water suddenly appeared in the street, filtered up from the porous limestone that resides underneath the whole county of Miami-Dade.
Saving Our Coast With Underwater Forests - October 20
Thousands Oaks Acorn - As we enjoy the waves crashing on Ventura County’s beaches, we might take a moment to consider preserving this beauty for future generations.
NH1 - Seacoast communities have seen a preview of the future this week, as higher than normal tides caused rough surf and flooding of some areas.
The Virginian Pilot - If Hampton Roads is going to successfully adapt to sea level rise and protect its vast military infrastructure, local governments will have to learn to work together and with the federal government.
Historical Records May Have Underestimated Sea Level Rises By 25% Controversial NASA Research Claims - October 18
Daily Mail - Global sea level rise in the 20th century resulting from Greenland's melting ice may have been more significant than previous estimates suggest.
The Ledger - As the federal government continues its disaster relief efforts after Hurricane Matthew and catastrophic flooding in Louisiana and other states, lawmakers and the Obama administration are considering how to limit the government’s liability for increasingly severe natural disasters — and the solutions could include designating more places as flood-prone and encouraging residents to move out of harm’s way.
US Ignored Rising-Sea Warnings At Radar Site - October 18
ABCNews - The U.S. Air Force is spending nearly $1 billion to build a radar installation that will help keep astronauts and satellites safe by tracking pieces of space junk as small as a baseball.
Sea Level Rise Upping Ante On 'Sunny Day' Floods - October 17
Climate Central - Parts of the Atlantic Coast are still recovering from the onslaught of Hurricane Matthew, but even more flooding is on the way as local tides will reach some of their highest points of the year.