The Imminent Threat of Sea Level Rise in Miami Here in southeast Florida we are one of the most vulnerable sea level rise places on earth. Citizens of these cities have begun to notice the changes of the sea level during a small period of time. Each time, it is more common to see in no rain days flooding, streets of water coming out under the earth, and it is not fresh water. It is salty water proceeding from the ocean. According to the World Resources Institute, (Forbes 3) by the end of this century, the sea level could increase up to 4 feet; at this point, more than 80 percent of south beach would be flooded.
Over time our planet has become increasingly more industrialized. More factories have been built and increased air pollution has been found all over the world. The surface temperature of the ocean has been steadily increasing as well since the 1950’s (Source B). This has led to people to believe that the surface temperature of the ocean correlates with air pollution.
1. Summary of Book: a. Reducing coastal risk on the East and Guft coast The increasing of hurricane and coastal storm along the East and Guft coasts in United State has been affecting the economy and the communication. The U.S National Research Council was created by National Academy of Science by 1916.
The power of the hurricane depends on how rapidly water can evaporate from the ocean. Evaporation transfers heat from the ocean into the atmosphere. Since Global warming is happening and is a very important subject to this day there is a lot of evaporation happening when there is a hurricane. Climate change will increase the amount of devastation due to hurricanes as sea levels rise because of global warming Hurricanes are the most popular in the
When large storms hit land with these increased sea levels it causes large storm surges that can destroy anything in its paths. If temperatures continue to rise other natural disasters could occur ("Global Warming Will Produce More Katrina-Like Storms"). A warmer wetter atmosphere could spawn more tropical storms and there will be floods in places that do not get much rainfall. Humans could prevent these problems if they were to cut down on the use of fossil fuels and use more renewable energy. Renewable energy consists of wind, solar, and lunar power.
Hurricane Irma Hurricanes appear and throw our world into chaos; over the years, hurricanes have caused extreme destruction all over the globe. In September, Hurricane Irma struck and removed everything in its path. Although the amount of destruction caused was devastating, precautions were taken to help save lives and avoid as much damage as possible. Hurricane Irma escalated quickly, yet humans still remain unsure on how to stop these storms from occurring. Irma originally was a tropical wave that was located off the coast of Africa.
The ocean, however, has major benefits: providing food, medicine, and the air we breathe. Oceans can bring much more to the table, if we would simply explore more of them. Space provides both medicinal and technological advancements, yet the ocean not only brings those about, but also has a plethora of more benefits including jobs. Oceans benefit the population in many ways, one of them being income.
• The landscape of south Florida (Everglades) was shaped by the extreme climate and drastic sea-level change during the Pleistocene Epoch, also known as the Ice Age. Sea levels were as much as 300 feet lower and as much as 100 feet higher than today. Even though glacial ice never stretched down as far as south Florida, the effects of remote glaciation are indisputable. As the giant glaciers in the north progressed and departed, the Florida peninsula emerged and submerged (sea-levels responded by falling and rising). As the Ice Age came to an end, sea-levels rose, FL.
Water pollution has the potential to kill many species of fish and marine life, disrupting the ecosystem. Along with pollution, fishing, boating, and diving can cause damage and disrupt the natural order. While tourism is wonderful, some of the activities associated with tourism can severely damage the coral and the marine life. This is why the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is such an important part of keeping the Keys a great place for marine life to thrive. This sanctuary provides protection for many species and ecosystems and helps to keep the Keys safe from its greatest danger: man.
A. There are other ways also that affects the ocean through global warming. Plenty of things that are happening to the ocean are associated to global warming. One important thing is warm water which is caused from global warming and it is harming and killing algae in the
Now another natural cause of global warming is the rising of the seas. The biggest reason for sea level rising is that global warming is causing the air to be warmer and that 's causing glaciers and ice-caps to melt. Sea level rise would affect about 11 out of the 15 biggest cities in the world. The reason this is happening because gases are being released into the atmosphere which is causing the temperatures to rise, which causes the seas to rise. Sea level rising means more money that we have to spend for people living on the coastlines because coastal populations are growing and people are crowding into coastal areas and that area could be underwater in a few years if sea levels keep rising how they have been.
The effects of the climate change are undeniable in the scientific research. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and other meteorological organizations measures the temperature of the earth on the daily basis and has indicated the potential increase. Furthermore, the dramatic decline in ice and glaciers in the North and South Pole verify the rising temperature and its impact on the sea level. It should be noted that from last decade, the sea level has been increased due to melting of the ice that ocean currently pose a threat (Shrestha, Babel, & Pandey,
According to the NOAA tide data the sea rises Between 0.8 to 3.3 mm Per year with an average rate of 1.8 per year. Greenland and Antarctica together hold enough ice, that if it all melted sea levels would rise more than 80 meters. Rising tide data published by NOAA has suggested that low lying coastal areas will be affected the most by this problem. Places Like the low lying parts of the Netherlands, Brazil, Egypt, America, Japan, India, Indonesia, Vietnam and