Sea Level Rise

Extreme weather coupled with the rising oceans are creating new threats to the world's coastlines. How will societies prepare for and react to displaced people and decreasing food resources? Discover what the US Navy is doing to prepare for higher seas and storm surges. Hear from scientists at CU-Boulder who travel to the world's coldest and most remote locations to study sea level rise, including the melting of glaciers and snow fields.

Surging Seas Interactive Map

Starting with a local city view of your choice: set city and state names within the embed snippet (below). You may also alter the zoom level (6-15). Names must match coastal cities as they appear in SurgingSeas.org. Explore sea level and coastal flood risk within the widget by panning, zooming, and with water level controls.