Join us for an ongoing behind-the-scenes look at VIMS and discover how we translate our research into practical solutions for our waters, communities, and economy.
Featured Episode: About Sea Level Rise
VIMS scientists seek to better understand the impact of global change at a local and regional level so that we can help coastal communities become more resilient. When we took a Deeper Dive on saving shorelines, VIMS scientist Molly Mitchell gave a great explanation of sea level rise, one aspect of global change. In this Deeper Dive, learn why Virginia is so at risk.
- Learn more about the work that VIMS' Center for Coastal Resources Management does in the fields of climate change and coastal resiliency.
- Check out VIMS' Sea-Level Report Cards, monitoring and forecasting sea levels at 32 locations along the U.S. coastline from Maine to Alaska.
- Read how Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's executive order in October 2018 leverages VIMS' long-term monitoring programs and expertise in flood forecasting to help make the Commonwealth more resilient to sea-level rise.