Scientists develop new method to help global coasts adapt to sea-level rise. This work was done by Prof. Robert Nicholls with whom I co-direct the engineering in the coastal environment MSc.
Flood barriers protecting Venice from storm surges have been tested for the first time:
Interesting article What’s Up With Sea Level Rise?.
Check out these documentary. My research on sea level rise is featured around the 20 minute mark.
I will also be giving a invited talk at this conference: http://www.york.ac.uk/conferences/allatsea/index.html. Come along.
Very sad to hear of the unexpected death of Asbury “Abby” Sallenger: http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3508. I really enjoyed reading his recent paper on ‘Hotspot of accelerated sea-level rise on the Atlantic coast of North America‘.