Sea Level Rise

6 09 2009

Here’s an interesting Google Map mashup.  It visually displays the impact a sea level rise might have on a particular location. You can change the amount of sea level rise using the drop down box in the upper left corner.

Here’s a sea rise map for the area I live in:

Sea Rise Map – Jacksonville, NC

According Wikipedia, the Internet brain trust, scientists estimate a 1.3 meter rise over the next 100 years.

Check out these other areas of the world. They’re already at or below sea level today:

Charleston

Lousiana

Florida Keys

Holland

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7 09 2009
DurhamSis

The good news is that you will have waterfront property in 100 years.

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