Posts Tagged ‘ storm surge ’

Support grows for bills addressing rising sea level, storm surges

Mar 15th, 2013 | By

Sea level in Long Island Sound is expected to rise 1½ feet by 2050, according to testimony from Leah Schmalz, Save the Sound’s director of legislative and legal affairs.



Storm Surges and Sea Level Rise | Global Warming Blog by Henry Auer

Dec 16th, 2012 | By

Hurricane Sandy inflicted heavy damage on the northeastern U. S. states of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut on October 29, 2012. Much of the damage arose from the storm surge of unprecedented intensity that accompanied the storm. This post summarizes several recent scientific articles characterizing melting of polar ice, historical sea level rise over

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