Approximate Coastal Flooding with Sea Level Rise

These results are based on automated mapping and digital elevation models. Mapped flood zones are broadly representative of regional risk based on the NCAR CCSM Climate Model SRES A2 Scenario.

Data Sources: US Geological Survey, Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Coastal Services Center (CSC), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Phillip Williams & Associates, Ltd. (PWA), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Overlays created with GMap Creator from CASA.

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Created by the Pacific Institute, 2009.