Web site gives preview of sea level increase on Hawaii coastlineUPDATED 6:39 PM HST Sep 18, 2013Video Transcript
if sea level rose a foot or two, or even six? A new website allows you to see just that. The web-mapping tool uses elevation data and high- resolution aerial maps to show what the shoreline would look like in various scenarios. Dolan Eversole: "PEOPLE THAT MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN THAT INCLUDE GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SECTOR PLANNERS, ELECTED OFFICIALS, GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, EMERGENCY MANAGER AND OF COURSE, THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN JUST BEING BETTER INFORMED ON UNDERSTANDING WHAT SEA-LEVEL RISE MAY LOOK LIKE IN THE FUTURE." Hawaii, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands were recently added through a partnership between the UH Sea Grant College Program and NOAA.