Major U.S. cities have passed the 'tipping point' for sea level rise, according to a new study

December 20, 2014 10:45 PM

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Major U.S. cities have passed the 'tipping point' for sea level rise, according to a new study

The study is published in the journal Earth's Future.

Using tide-gauge data and sea level rise projections, researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) found Washington, D.C., Annapolis and Wilmington, N.C. have already reached a point where the cities will receive over 30 days of flooding per year with water rising up t...

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