Report by Professors Hecht and Herzog Cited on Rising Sea Levels in The Log

February 26, 2016—A report published by Professors Sean Hecht and Megan Herzog was cited in an article for The Log discussing how the Southern California coast is highly susceptible to coastal flooding and sea-level rise.

“Research projects sea levels on the Southern California coast will rise 5 to 24 inches above 2000 levels by 2050,” stated Professors Hecht and Herzog in their published report. “Rising sea levels threaten thousands of coastal residents and billions of dollars of coastal property with increased risk of flooding, storm damage, shoreline erosion, saltwater intrusion ant wetland loss.”