Rates of sea level rise are increasing three-to-four times faster along portions of the U.S. Atlantic Coast than globally, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report published in Nature Climate Change.
PostedMay 22, 2012
The low streamflows seen throughout much of New England this April do not foreshadow a summer drought, as researchers have determined summer rainfall plays a bigger role than snowmelt runoff in determining streamflows in the summer.
PostedSep 13, 2010
Ecosystems & Biodiversity
EPA has released for independent external peer review and public comment a draft report entitled, A Method to Assess Climate-Relevant Decisions: Application in the Chesapeake Bay.
PostedAug 30, 2010
A new study co-authored by USGS scientists has used genomics to show that a distinct decline in horseshoe crab numbers has occurred that parallels climate change associated with the end of the last Ice Age.
PostedJun 3, 2009
TheU.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), collaborated on this report that discusses the impacts of sea-level rise on the physical characteristics of the coast,on coastal communities, and the habitats that depend on them.