U.S. Coastal Hazards
June 20, 2013 | Geological Society of America
The Geological Society of America has published a draft position statement titled: “Managing U.S. Coastal Hazards“.
A quote: “Storms, tsunamis, and rising sea levels threaten U.S. coastal communities and their economies. Much of the nation’s existing coastal infrastructure must be adapted to expected future conditions or relocated, and new coastal development and post-storm reconstruction should be planned, sited, and maintained with coastal geologic hazards clearly in mind.”
Coastal Water Temperature Map
May 17, 2013 | NOAA
NOAA has published a Google Map that displays near-real-time coastal water temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit for hundreds of locations around...
Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Coasts
February 18, 2013 | USGS
"According to a new technical report, the effects of climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of...
Typhoon Haiyan Kills at Least 10000
November 9, 2013 | Reuters
Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines as a Category 5 typhoon, with winds gusting up to 170 miles per hour, swamping...
Hurricane-Induced Coastal Change
July 2, 2013 | USGS
"The probability of hurricane-induced coastal change on sandy beaches from Florida to New York has been assessed for the first...