Report on Sea-Level Rise
Final Report of Synthesis and Assessment Product 4.1 "Coastal Sensitivity to Sea-Level Rise: A Focus on the Mid-Atlantic Region" is posted online (posted 16 Jan 2009). See also press release from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), EPA web-page, and Regional Information.
TheU.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Oceanic and AtmosphericAdministration (NOAA), collaborated on this report that discusses theimpacts of sea-level rise on the physical characteristics of the coast,on coastal communities, and the habitats that depend on them. Thereport, Coastal Sensitivity to Sea-level Rise: A Focus on theMid-Atlantic Region examines multiple opportunities for governments andcoastal communities to plan for and adapt to rising sea levels.
Lead Authors: James G.Titus, Eric K. Anderson, Donald R. Cahoon,Stephen Gill, Robert E.Thieler, Jeffress S.Williams