Guides & Case Studies

Analyzing and interpreting spatial information.

Sea Level Rise

Risks along US coasts

The Pacific Northwest coast includes a wide diversity of coastal habitats from including bluffs, sandy beaches, coastal marshes, tidal flats and eelgrass beds, supporting myriad species of fish and wildlife as well as local economies and cultural history. These coastal habitat are threatened by various human activities due to continued population growth and pressures for development, which will be exacerbated by climate change.

Dr. Patti Glick from the National Wildlife Federation and Dr. Jonathan Clough used the model SLAMM to study the potential...