Climate change threats to U.S. East and Gulf Coast Communities
US map of predicted shoreline erosion and social vulnerability (U.S.)
a composition evocative of rising sea levels
Rising seas by decade
Illustrating the complicated patterns of rising and falling ocean levels across the globe from 1993 to 2015.
Global Warming Impacts: The consequences of climate change are already here
An X-factor in coastal flooding
Natural climate patterns create hot spots of rapid sea level rise.
Solving the puzzle of sea-level rise by reexamining the past
New tool may assist US regional sea level planning
Explainer: how do you measure a sea’s level, anyway?
Flood preparedness toolkit
Designed to help individuals prepare for flooding and mitigate damage to property.
Sea level and coastal flood risk calculator
Explore US sea level and coastal flood risks by region through data visualizations. Developed by Surging Seas Climate Central.
Engaging the public to rescue information from eroding and destroyed coastal archaeological sites
The Guidoiro Areoso experience in NW Iberia
Threatened Heritage and Community Archaeology on Alaska’s North Slope
How the changing climate is causing erosion, permafrost loss, sea ice retreat, sea-level rise, increased storminess and longer ice-free seasons, and what this means for coastal heritage sites.
Archaeological site destruction
Dangers from sea-level rise
US coastal parks
Adapting to climate change
Loss of cultural world heritage
Threats to currently inhabited places from sea-level rise
How are societies in the Circumpolar North affected by climate change?
Due to climate change, threats to cultural heritage along coastal regions are imminent. Whole communities in some cases are being claimed by the sea and significant archaeological sites we never knew existed before are being wiped away before they can even be documented.
National Landmarks at Risk Because of Climate Change
Impact of Sea Level Rise on a Global Icon
Interactive images show long-term sea-level rise set in motion by near-term carbon emissions threatens major global cities.
NASA's Earth Minute