The Impacts of Sea Level Rise on the San Francisco Bay

Published: July 2012

Authors: Matthew Heberger, Heather Cooley, Eli Moore, and Pablo Herrera

Pages: 25

 

Overview

Rising sea levels from global climate change pose a serious threat to the highly developed coastal communities of the San Francisco Bay. This report assesses the populations, critical infrastructure, and property at risk from projected sea-level rise, if no action is taken to protect the coast. The authors provide a set of principles to guide the decision-making process for determining and funding solutions for mitigating and responding to sea-level rise in the region.

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