Monthly Archives: November 2015

Nuisance Flooding is Becoming More than Inconvenient

In a new article published in Geophysical Research Letters, FloodRISE researchers contend that nuisance flooding is a growing challenge for coastal communities with significant socio-economic and public health risks in coming years. They demonstrate that the frequency of nuisance flooding has increased in previous decades, with impacts such as public inconvenience, business interruption, and… Read More

FloodRISE at 3rd Annual Rising Seas Summit

On the eve of the historic United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris, U.S. leaders in climate change, sustainability, and coastal resilience converged in Massachusetts for the 3rd annual Rising Seas Summit. Convened by the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Rising Seas Summit highlights the interrelationships between climate change, sea level… Read More