Storm Surge

Climate change, sea-level rise, and associated storms are putting Maryland’s people, property, natural resources, and public investments at risk. This project is directed at assessing the impacts of long-term sea level rise and episodic storm surges on the low-lying lands of Maryland’s Eastern Shore at 2050 and 2100. The images above show the effects of strom surge in 2003 from Hurricane Isabel, 2050 and 2100 with storms similar to Isabel.

Nuisance Flooding

To the right are pictures of nuisance flooding in Annapolis, Maryland from March 7, 2018 which comes from rising tides. Photos courtesy of: Capital Gazette. Below is an animation from the nuisance flooding that occurred on March 7, 2018 in downtown Annapolis. The timeline shows from when the flooding occurred all the way until the streets were npo longer flooded.

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