sea level rise

Surveying the Delaware Bay


DELAWARE BAY, Del.- Today the United States Geological Survey (USGS) launched a demonstration of what will be a study over the next few days of the Delaware Bay using a helicopter carrying an electromagnetic sensor.

DGS staff members participate in the Coastal Current lecture series


DGS staff members Scott Andres and John Callahan are participating in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment’s summer lecture series “Coastal Currents”. Andres presented “Treated wastewater and stormwater disposal in Delaware“ on August 12th.

New report emphasizes planning for sea level rise


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.

Delaware updates sea level rise planning scenarios


The First State is at greater risk for sea level rise because of its low-lying topography. The state has new metrics used to project the impacts of climate change in the state.

Article by Mark Eichmann, WHYY
November 27, 2017