Baykeeper Updates Related to Sea Level Rise

Blog Post: October 12, 2017
Recent severe storms in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico have left tragic trails of destruction along coastal areas. This devastation serves as a vital reminder of the need to prepare for flooding—and how big the threats are to San Francisco Bay. One of the most alarming reports out of the Houston...
Monthly Column: January 3, 2017
Cars stopping when San Francisco Bay water washes onto roads. Waves breaking on pedestrian sidewalks. Water flooding onto polluted oil refinery shorelines. It all happens during the year’s highest tides—and could happen daily as global climate change causes sea levels to rise. In the years to come...
BK In The News: December 14, 2016
By the time the bulk of the storm hits, the king tides currently pounding the bay should subside... "They were actively putting sand on the beach and you could see it being washed away simultaneously," said Ian Wren, of San Francisco Baykeeper.
Featured Stories: December 7, 2015
Photos taken from the air during the highest tides of the year can provide a preview of what sea level rise will mean for the Bay Area. In November, Baykeeper Staff Scientist Ian Wren and photographer Robb Most went up in the air with LightHawk Conservation Flying, and got these photos.  The photos...
Monthly Column: November 2, 2015
This year, record numbers of starving seals and sea lions have washed up on California beaches, including those in the Bay Area. In recent months, hundreds of young common murres—sea birds that look like small penguins—have been discovered dead or dying on beaches in more than a dozen Bay Area...
BK In The News: September 21, 2015
With the help of Google, Torqueedo electric power, solar panels, and a specially designed multihull boat, Baykeeper photographed some 500 miles of coastline around the San Francisco Bay area. It will use these water-level photo montages to illustrate the effects of global sea level rise and its...
BK In The News: September 17, 2015
With the help of Google and a specially designed multihull boat, Baykeeper is hard at work photographing some 500 miles of coastline around the San Francisco Bay area. It will use these water-level photo montages to illustrate the effects of global sea level rise and its impact on areas that will...
Monthly Column: April 2, 2015
A small remote-controlled boat, mounted with an innovative camera, has been cruising with Baykeeper’s pollution patrol boat recently along the San Francisco Bay shore. We’re creating a new tool to help protect the bay from sea level rise, the San Francisco Bay Shore View Project. As global climate...
BK In The News: February 13, 2015
For the past few months, the nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper has been remotely piloting the craft — a catamaran topped with a loaner Google Street View camera. In a teaming of tech and environmental advocacy, Baykeeper is using the camera’s 360-degree imagery to capture the shoreline’s rising sea...
BK In The News: February 13, 2015
Nonprofit group Baykeeper is working with Google to create a "Street View" map of the San Francisco Bay shoreline, using a little remote-controlled catamaran fitted with cameras. Very soon, you'll be able to use it to get a whole new perspective on the Bay.

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