Florida is ground zero for sea level rise. Chapter 2 of “Ahead of the Tide” explains why seas are rising and why Florida is especially at risk. We explore from the geography to the geology why Floridians are already being affected by rising seas and “sunny day flooding” in their everyday lives.
Credits in alphabetical order:
Tom Ankersen – Professor, University of Florida Levin College of Law
Dr. Jeff Chanton – Chemical Oceanography, Florida State University
Carl Hiaasen – Author
Dr. Jennifer L. Jurado – Director, Environmental Planning and Community Resilience, Broward County
Philip Stoddard – South Miami Mayor
Dr. Harold Wanless, Professor and Chair, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Miami