Maps of a rising water table: The hidden component of sea level rise

Berkeley Distinguished Lectures in Data Science
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Dec 4, 2018 4:10pm to 5:00pm
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190 Doe Library
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Map-based data viewers have been available for several years that reveal where coastal flooding is likely to occur as oceans warm and ice sheets melt. Recently, geologists have begun to study the influence of sea level rise on groundwater, and have concluded that in some coastal areas, as much or more land could flood as a result of rising groundwater than will flood directly from saltwater. Yet...
Kristina Hill, UC Berkeley (Speaker - Featured)