Sea Level Rise

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Sea Level Projections Drive San Francisco’s Adaptation Planning

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New NASA research is helping the City of San Francisco plan measures to adapt to sea level rise.

Article3 years ago
Sunny day high tide nuisance flooding in downtown Miami, Florida in October 2016.

New High Tide Flooding Projection Tool Aids U.S. Coastal Decision Making

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High-tide flooding is an increasing fact of life for U.S. coastal areas. A new tool developed with NASA funding projects…

Article3 years ago
The U.S.-European Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite lifts off aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Nov. 21, 2020

US-European Mission Launches to Monitor the World’s Oceans

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Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, the world's latest sea level satellite, is in orbit and ready to begin taking critical ocean measurements…

Article3 years ago
Artist's concept of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich

Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Launch Updates

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The world's newest sea level-measuring satellite is scheduled to launch on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 9:17 a.m. PT. Here is…

Article4 years ago
image of swing set getting flooded by ocean water

Rising Waters: How NASA is Monitoring Sea Level Rise

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Our global sea level is rising at a faster and faster rate–impacting communities along coastlines worldwide. From space, planes, and…

Article4 years ago
In this illustration, the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich spacecraft - the world's latest sea-level satellite - is in space with its deployable solar panels extended

Watch Virtual Briefing on Launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite

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The U.S.-European partnership will track sea level height. Learn more about the mission in this live event.

Article4 years ago