High tides to take place January 9 - 13
Maryland will experience higher than average tides January 9 through 13 and the CoastSmart Communities program is asking citizens to help document the tides by taking pictures of high water and flooding around their neighborhoods and submitting the photos here. These high tides give researchers a look at what future sea level rise may potentially look like. Read more
Governor O’Malley Signs Executive Order Helping State Prepare for Climate Change and Extreme Weather
Governor Martin O’Malley has signed a landmark initiative to increase the State’s long term resiliency to storm related flooding and sea level rise. He signed the Climate Change and Coast Smart Construction Executive Order, directing that all new and reconstructed state structures, as well as other infrastructure improvements, be planned and constructed to avoid or minimize future flood damage. Read more
Maryland is set experience some of the season’s highest tides December 12 through 15 and the CoastSmart Communities program is asking for citizens’ help in documenting the tides by taking pictures of high water and flooding around their neighborhoods and submitting them here. King Tides as they are often called, give researchers a potential look at what future sea level rise may look like.