Surging Sea Levels, Climate Central: Interactive Map Tool

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Search or navigate an interactive map tool to see maps of areas below different amounts of sea level rise and flooding, down to neighborhood scale, matched with area timelines of risk. The tool also provides statistics of population, homes and land affected by city, county and state, plus links to factsheets, data downloads, action plans, embeddable widgets, and more. For more information, click here.

Rapid Assessment of Hurricane Damages to Northern Gulf Coastal Habitats

By Thomas C. Michot, Christopher J. Wells, and Paul C. Chadwick – USGS – 2005
Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeast Louisiana on August 29, 2005, and Hurricane Rita made landfall in southwest Louisiana on September 24, 2005. United States Geological Survey (USGS) scientists flew aerial surveys to assess damages to natural resources and to lands owned and managed by the U.S. Department of the Interior and other agencies. Flights were made on eight dates from August 27 through October 4, including one pre-Katrina, three post-Katrina, and four post-Rita surveys. To read abstract, click here.