The Potential of Sea-level Rise on Florida's Coastal Ecosystems

Posted on: 5/13/2014 - Updated on: 2/28/2020

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Whitney Gray



Sea-level rise may have significant effects on Florida’s coastal ecosystems. These ecosystems are the foundation upon which much of Florida’s natural beauty and economy are based. Understanding what changes may happen in the future can help us plan for those changes and, to the extent possible, lessen the impacts of those changes.