Surging Seas Risk Finder
Climate Central’s Surging Seas Risk Finder is a searchable web tool designed to provide citizens, communities and policymakers in the U.S. with the tailored local information they need to understand and respond to the risks of sea level rise and coastal flooding in their own neighborhoods. The interactive toolkit includes maps, local sea level and flood risk projections, and potential impacts for population, land, and, depending upon location, other variables.
Author: Climate Central
Category: Demographics, Economic, Environment, Infrastructure, Resiliency, Sustainability
Geographic Scope: Available for the entire contiguous coastal U.S.
GIS Integration: Yes
Tool Outputs: Maps, Spreadsheets, Slideshow-ready tables & graphs, fact sheets, area comparisons, local sea level & flood risk projections
Skill Level: Low-Medium
Data Level: Multiple: NOAA, USGS, FEMA, DOT, DOE, DOI, EPA, FCC and the Census.
Data Permissions: Free resource available to the public for download or viewing online.
Last Updated: 2016