Impacts of Sea Level Rise on the California Coast

Areas and infastructure vulnerable to flooding and erosion
Please see our 2009 Report for information on our assumptions, methods, and conclusions.

Hazard Zones

Area at risk from a 100-year coastal flood event
Current area at risk
Area at risk with a 1.4 meter sea-level rise
Area at risk from erosion in 2100 with a 1.4 meter sea-level rise
Wetland Frontier
Areas where wetlands may migrate by 2100 if unimpeded

Data Layer Opacity

Infrastructure at Risk

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icon CA Coastal Zone
icon Health-care facilities
icon Schools
icon Police stations
icon Fire stations
icon Wastewater treatment plants
icon EPA-regulated sites


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