Study: Long Island in Sea Level ‘Hotspot’

Jun 27th, 2012 | By | Category: General

A new study finds that a broad coastal zone is prone to higher rates of rising sea levels: Is Long Island sinking?

A new scientific study places Long Island in the middle of a 600-mile coastal “hotspot” that researchers say is experiencing higher rates of sea level increases. The bottom line implication is that, over time, coastal flooding will increase and ultimate result in major environmental changes.

For more on this story, visit: Study: Long Island in Sea Level ‘Hotspot’ – Plainview, NY Patch.

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