Rising sea levels will boost moderate floods in some areas, severe floods in others

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06/15/2017 02:29 PM EDT

image of a street flooded

A new study by researchers at Princeton and Rutgers Universities finds that sea-level rise over the next 50 to 100 years will lead to moderate coastal flooding in regions already prone to floods, but to more severe flooding in regions where such floods are currently rare.

Full story at https://www.princeton.edu/news/2017/06/08/rising-sea-levels-will-boost-moderate-floods-some-areas-severe-floods-others

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Princeton University

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