Hatteras Shoreline by Ann Tihansky, USGS

How to Prepare Your Coastal Property for Sea-Level Rise and Weather Extremes

5/10/2021 - By JAN ELLEN SPIEGEL.  Your yard can be part of the solution. People who live along the Atlantic seaboard are accustomed to dealing with environmental extremes: salt spray that can kill just about anything green; relentless wind that whips vegetation into Leaning Tower of Pisa shapes; sand, shells, rocks and… SEE MORE
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Scientists Struggle to Understand Sea Level Risks Posed by Antarctica

5/7/2021 - By Chris Mooney and Brady Dennis. Scientists struggling to understand the threat of sea level rise on a warming Earth found Wednesday that amid lingering uncertainty, this much is clear: Meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement remain humanity’s best hope for preserving current coastlines in the 21st century. At… SEE MORE
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Alaska Thunderstorms May Triple with Climate Change

3/4/2021 - By David Hosansky. Warming temperatures will potentially alter the climate in Alaska so profoundly later this century that the number of thunderstorms will triple, increasing the risks of widespread flash flooding, landslides, and lightning-induced wildfires, new research finds. In a pair of new papers, a research team led by scientists… SEE MORE