As ‘King Tides’ make a big splash in the Bay Area, the threat of sea level rise continues to swell.
California’s coastline recently experienced some of its highest tides of the year, including in San Francisco where oversized waves splashed across joggers on the Embarcadero. It’s a predictable recurring event known as king tides, caused by the alignment of the sun and moon. But it’s also a chance for San Francisco State University scholars in fields as diverse as economics and biology to see how rising seas associated with climate change will impact the Bay Area — and to reflect on what can be done about it, from seawalls to nature-inspired solutions.
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