Sea Grant Sea Level Rise and Inundation RFP

August 23, 2012

A Picture Tells the Story of Future Coastal Flooding

Seeing -- and listening -- really does equal believing when it comes to public understanding of the sea-level rise that threatens communities along the Chesapeake Bay. That’s the finding of a recent experiment that tested an interactive, online map and other new ways of showing Marylanders who live by the Bay just how real may be the threat of increased coastal flooding from rising seas.
January 12, 2012
Map showing elevation above the average high tide line in Anne Arundel County and surrounding areas of Maryland. ©US Environmental Protection Agency

Visualizing Local Impacts of Sea Level Rise for Informed Decision Making