Flooding During High Tides

Sea level rise is not just a problem of the future: it is already causing flooding in coastal communities such as Charleston, South Carolina, and Olympia, Washington, during extreme high tides.

Photo credits: (left) NOAA Office for Coastal Management; (right) Ray Garrido, January 6, 2010, reprinted with permission by the Washington Department of Ecology.
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