‘King tides,’ summer swells and high sea levels could imperil coastal areas
By Timothy Hurley email@example.com
May 22, 2017
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COURTESY SEA GRANT HAWAII AND PACIFIC ISLANDS KING TIDES PROJECT
Flooding driven by coming “king tides” could offer coastal communities a snapshot of what the future might look like in a world of escalating climate change and rising sea levels, said Mark Merrifield, director of the University of Hawaii Sea Level Center.