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A new study and map shows what states will be underwater if or when the ocean rises

Posted on Friday, March 16th, 2012 at 9:55 am by
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Map showing Florida with a 3 foot rise in sea level.

How much water can your area handle before it is underwater? A new report was published Wednesday in the journal Environment Research Letters stating 3.7 million U.S. residents in 2,150 coastal areas. Using tidal information and other data from the U.S. Geological Survey researchers created an interactive map showing effected areas based on a chosen rise in sea levels between 1 to 10 feet. The interactive map also includes data based on the sea level set showing affected homes and population.

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