Latest Coastal flood Stories
--Removable, Barrier Flood Wall Installed at 55 Water Street - NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Directly following Hurricane Sandy in October 2012,
The water that surged into the intersection of New York City’s Canal and Hudson streets during Hurricane Sandy—to choose just one flood-ravaged locale—was ultimately driven ashore by forces swirling hundreds of miles out in the Atlantic.
New research predicts that coastal regions may face massive increases in damages from storm surge flooding over the course of the 21st century.
Sea-level changes projected to occur around Los Angeles could increase the flood risk for the coastal city’s roads, wastewater systems and low-altitude communities, University of Southern California (USC) researchers claim in a new report.
Climate change combined with rapid population increases, economic growth and land subsidence could lead to a more than nine-fold increase in the global risk of floods in large port cities between now and 2050.
Stevens Institute of Technology continues to shape the policy discussion around climate change and extreme weather, as Dr. Philip Orton and Dr.
On December 6, NOAA will release a technical report that estimates global mean sea level rise over the next century based on a comprehensive synthesis of existing scientific literature.
Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) published a study today in Nature Climate Change showing that besides marine inundation (flooding), low-lying coastal areas may also be vulnerable to "groundwater inundation," a factor largely unrecognized in earlier predictions on the effects of sea level rise (SLR).
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.