coastal flooding

John Callahan selected to the DRBC Advisory Committee on Climate Change

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DGS scientist John Callahan was selected as a member of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) Advisory Committee on Climate Change (ACCC).  John was selected as one of nine non-reserve members, to serve along with nine reserve members, to make up the 18-member committee.

Morphology and Tidal Inundation of Tidal Wetlands in the Delaware Estuary

An expanse of tidal wetlands fringes the Delaware Estuary and provides Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey with abundant ecosystem services including habitat for indigenous and migrating plants and wildlife, biogeochemical cycling of nutrients, preserving water quality, flood hazard mitigation

New report emphasizes planning for sea level rise

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A new report from the Delaware Geological Survey and Delaware Coastal Programs uses sea level research and data from nearly the last decade to help the state plan for future flooding and erosion.