Baykeeper Updates Related to Sea Level Rise

Monthly Column: February 4, 2013
Some of the highest tides of the year take place February 7-9, giving the Bay Area a preview of what’s coming as global climate change raises sea levels. These exceptionally high tides are called king tides. They occur every year when the gravitational pulls of the sun and moon reinforce one...
Featured Stories: January 9, 2013
The highest tides of the year take place this week, giving the Bay Area a preview of what’s coming as global climate change raises sea levels. These exceptionally high tides are called king tides. They occur when the gravitational pulls of the sun and moon reinforce one another. While not caused by...
Blog Post: August 24, 2012
How fast and how far will climate change raise the water level in San Francisco Bay? Baykeeper’s new interactive graph provides answers based on the latest projections from the National Academy of Sciences. Click here or on the graph below to view the full version. [[wysiwyg_imageupload:279:]] The...
BK In The News: July 11, 2012
San Francisco Bay is surrounded by hazardous waste that will leach into groundwater and the bay itself when sea levels rise.
BK In The News: February 9, 2012
KTVU reports on the impact of rising sea levels on Bay Area communities in coming decades.
Press Release: February 3, 2012
San Francisco— Next week some of the year’s highest tides will breach California’s coastal and bay shorelines, providing a glimpse of what the state can expect as sea level rises due to climate change. Baykeeper is helping document the impact of these high tides, called king tides, on San...

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