Sea level rise florida map. Miami dade county 311 flood reports. A 2 million effort to map the likelihood of shore protection as sea level rises is summarized in a new article entitled state and local governments plan for development of most land vulnerable to rising sea level along the us. The document has moved here. Will global warming affect you.
Comparison with ice core data reveals that major global ice volume loss as implied by sea level rise has followed relatively quickly after polar warming. Dozens of land areas of the earth sit below current sea level. Sea level rise would affect millions of people in some of the countrys most populous metropolitan areas including new york city los angeles and the san fransisco bay area. Eyes on the rise citizen flood reports.
About half of the sea level rise over the past 25 years is attributable to warmer oceans simply occupying more space. Upload a flood report. When water heats up it expands. Reviewing relevant data and prior studies and reports regarding the potential impact of sea level rise on public services and facilities real estate water and other ecological resources and property and infrastructure.
Dynamic maps of sea level rise. It is approximately 413 meters or 1355 feet below sea level. The largest below sea level depression by surface area is the caspian depression. The lowest land area is the shoreline of the dead sea depression in israel jordan and syria.