By: William Sweet , NOAA Jayantha Obeysekera , South Florida Water Management
Related to sea level rise, “nuisance flooding” has increased on all three U.S. coasts since the 1960s, causing public inconveniences such as frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains, and compromised infrastructure. Panelists will present new research looking forward into the coming century that revises the outlook for future nuisance flooding risk. They will also discuss how those findings are already impacting future planning.