Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington

This video features Dr. Gary Griggs, a scientist with the National Research Council, discussing predictions for sea-level rise on the West Coast states. The video includes effective visualizations and animations of the effects of plate tectonics and sea level rise on the West Coast.

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The National Academy of Science

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An effective video to introduce the the impact that predicted climate-driven sea level rise, together with tectonic activity, may have on the position of the Pacific Northwest coastline.