Increased nuisance flooding along the coasts of the United States due to sea level rise: Past and future

  title={Increased nuisance flooding along the coasts of the United States due to sea level rise: Past and future},
  author={Hamed R. Moftakhari and Amir Aghakouchak and Brett F. Sanders and David Lewis Feldman and William Sweet and Richard A. Matthew and Adam Luke},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
  pages={9846 - 9852}
Mean sea level has risen tenfold in recent decades compared to the most recent millennia, posing a serious threat for population and assets in flood‐prone coastal zones over the next century. An increase in the frequency of nuisance (minor) flooding has also been reported due to the reduced gap between high tidal datums and flood stage, and the rate of sea level rise (SLR) is expected to increase based on current trajectories of anthropogenic activities and greenhouse gases emissions. Nuisance… 

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