Tag: sea level rise
The next “big one” is never out of mind for San Francisco residents who may have a new place to gather if one landscape architecture firm has its way.
Restoring marshlands along the shore of San Francisco Bay may be the key to protecting communities from rising sea level and it may lend a helping hand to some endangered species, too.
The geologic history of the greater Bay Area helps explain the unique geometry of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Sea-level rise is happening and more than 100 million people could be affected globally over the next century even under somewhat conservative projections.
There is no question that sea levels have been steadily rising, and will continue to rise at an increased rate in the future. So the real question is not, "Will it rise?" but, "How MUCH will it rise, and what can we do about it?"
Wetlands — they are possibly the most diverse ecosystems on the plant, according to environmental scientists.