Blogs Sea Level

Post Sandy, Wetlands Could Help Shore Up NYC’s Defense

  • Published: Nov 12th, 2012

New York City's shoreline could help be protected by wetlands, but only if there are enough of them.

Will Sandy Be the Climate Change Wakeup Call We Need?

  • Published: Nov 2nd, 2012

Global warming almost certainly made Hurricane Sandy worse than it would otherwise have been.

How Fujiwhara Effect Will Toss Hurricane Sandy Into U.S.

How Fujiwhara Effect Will Toss Hurricane Sandy Into U.S.

  • Published: Oct 27th, 2012

One of the driving forces behind Hurricane Sandy pinwheeling toward the northwest is something called the "Fujiwhara effect".

How Hurricane Sandy Can Become a ‘Frankenstorm’

  • Published: Oct 26th, 2012

If Hurricane Sandy hits the East Coast, it won’t be right to call it a hurricane any more. Or even a tropical storm.

Sea Level in the Year 3000: Why We Should Care

  • Published: Oct 2nd, 2012

A new study published Tuesday that talks about sea level rise in the year 3000 is important for a variety of reasons.

Image of the Day: The Tongue of the Malaspina Glacier

  • Published: Sep 9th, 2012

A satellite image shows the tongue of the Malaspina glacier, the largest glacier in Alaska.

To Say ‘Deep Water’ is a Great Read is Selling it Short

  • Published: Sep 5th, 2012

The search for ancient shorelines is at the core of 'Deep Water,' a terrific new e-book by veteran journalist Dan Grossman.

Image of the Day: Akimiski Island on the Rebound

  • Published: Aug 26th, 2012

A satellite view of Akimiski Island, which has rebounded after years being compressed under glaciers.