Effects of rising sea levels likely to vary along NC coastline

News and Observer: North Carolina scientists on a panel tasked with predicting future sea levels expect the Atlantic Ocean to rise between 4 inches and 11 inches on the state's coast over the next three decades. But the effect of rising sea levels will be much less pronounced in Wilmington than in northern coastal areas, likely resulting in as many as four sea-level predictions for different parts of the North Carolina's coastline. The science panel, which met Wednesday, must issue its projections by Dec. 31. The......

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