Study helps pinpoint East Coast sea level rise

Summit Voice: Calculating sea level rise has been vexing for climate and ocean scientists. Melting ice and thermal expansion both contribute, but the water doesn`t just go up evenly like a bathtub that`s filling up. Pinpointing the rate and location of sea level rise is critical for planners tasked with adapting their communities to coastal flooding, said John Boon, emeritus professsor at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. “Localized projections of sea-level rise are needed to guide the regional planning......

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