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Forecasting Sea level Rise in Maryland

By Maryland Sea Grant

Friday, July 19, 2013

Scientists release new projections for future sea level rise for the Chesapeake Bay and for Maryland, Virginia and nearby Mid-Atlantic coastal areas. In these, regions sea levels are rising faster than the global average, the result of subsiding lands, a slowing Gulf Stream and melting land ice in Antarctica.

For more information on this study see Maryland Sea Grant

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