Sea level rise around the world and in CA
breaking-news/ci_20917929/ california-faces-more-serious- risk-sea-level-rise
Add in an El Nino (9" during the strong 1997-8 season), high tide (??"), and storm surge (??").
The National Academy of Sciences link: http://www8.
nationalacademies.org/ onpinews/newsitem.aspx? RecordID=13389
video released by NAS: http://blogs.kqed.org/
newsfix/2012/06/22/video- rising-seas-projected-to- flood-bay-area-airports/
Cape Mendocino (near OR) and up through Oregon/Washington is in better shape because sea level is actually falling as the land has been rising (this will change when the speed of sea level rise increases, or with a large EQ). Tectonic plate changes at Cape Mendocino.
A recent study in Science predicted less than one meter of sea level rise this century, based on Greenland studies. This report assumes more than a meter is possible.
400 ppm atmospheric CO2
Barrows is at 400, and Earth is expected to get there in 2016
International Energy Agency has stopped saying that we can keep temperature increase below 2°C if we only...
and a you-tube which communicates how today's level compares to the last 800,000 years http://www.youtube.com/