Sea Levels

Did you know?

Not an unusual event, now just a regular occurrence:

“The city of Miami Beach floods on such a predictable basis that if, out of curiosity or sheer perversity, a person wants to she can plan a visit to coincide with an inundation…. Knowing the tides would be high around the time of the “super blood moon,” in late September, I arranged to meet up with Hal Wanless, the chairman of the University of Miami’s geological-sciences department. …Water gushed down the road and into an underground garage. We stopped in front of a four-story apartment building, which was surrounded by a groomed lawn. Water seemed to be bubbling out of the turf.” 

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/12/21/the-siege-of-miami

and generally…
“Seas Are Rising at Fastest Rate in Last 28 Centuries”
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/23/science/sea-level-rise-global-warming-climate-change.html

Good luck to us!

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