Posted by: Peter Black | June 2, 2008

US Sea Level Rise Maps: is your community safe?

This is an interactive map that you can browse by using your mouse and clicking the zoom controls and panning.

Use this map to visualize how sea level rise will affect the coastline of the continental U.S.

In some places the effects, like in Louisiana, are understandably staggering. But places that don’t immediately come to mind when thinking about sea level rise, like the Puget Sound area of Washington State, New York City, and the San Francisco Bay Area, will be affected too.

Here’s the map legend:

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To read more general information on sea level rise, check out this simple source
The data here comes from the EPA.


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