Rutgers: New Jersey shore sea rise is more than double the global average

December 13, 2019

“Due to a variety of factors, sea level is rising faster in New Jersey and the Mid-Atlantic region than globally,” they wrote.

Jeanne Herb, executive director of an environmental analysis group at Rutgers’ Bloustein School, said the report was written as a planning tool for communities. The group assembled to produce the report included scientists, local officials, engineers, and parks and recreation heads, all working under the direction of Robert Kopp, a climate scientist and director of the university’s Institute of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 12, 2019

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