Contact: Dave Nemazie
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
Caption: Downtown Annapolis, Md., was flooded during Hurricane Isabel in 2003. Higher sea levels will increase the extent and frequency of flooding from such storms.
Credit: University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science/Don Boesch
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