Contact: Mari N. Jensen
University of Arizona
Caption: This map shows where increases in sea level could affect New Orleans, Virginia Beach, Va., Miami, Tampa, Fla., New York and Washington, D.C. The colors indicate areas along the coast that are elevations of 1 meter or less (russet) or 6 meters or less (yellow) and have connectivity to the sea.
Credit: Jeremy Weiss, University of Arizona.
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