Beaches can survive sea-level rises as long as they have space to move — ScienceDaily

An international team of coastal scientists has dismissed suggestions that half the world’s beaches could become extinct over the course of the 21st century. The claim was made by European researchers in a paper published in Nature Climate Change in March 2020 (Sandy coastlines under threat of erosion by Vousdoukas et al). See ‘World’s sandy […]

Researcher proposes sea-level rise global observing system

Researcher Shane Elipot releases ocean drifter. Credit: Shane Elipot, Ph.D. University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science researcher Shane Elipot proposes a new approach to monitoring global sea-level rise. Using the existing NOAA Global Drifter Program array of roughly 1,200 buoys that drift freely with ocean currents, Elipot suggests adding additional […]