Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016

Wetter future

Report: N.Y., N.J. must prepare for life 'Under Water'

RPA

The Atlantic

For the largest city in the U.S., the very real consequences of global climate change are becoming harder to ignore. Since 1900, sea level in the New York City metro area has risen by a foot. That pace, which is already well above the global average, is quickening. A new report by the Regional Plan Association details exactly what parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are most at risk if the current rate of sea level rise continues.

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Big data approach to water applied at shale sites

Phys.org

A computer program is diving deep into water quality data from Pennsylvania, helping scientists detect potential environmental impacts of Marcellus Shale gas drilling. The work, supported by a new $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation, pairs a cross-disciplinary team of Penn State computer scientists and geoscientists studying methane concentrations in the state's streams, rivers and private water wells.

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U.S. Water Alliance releases One Water Roadmap

U.S. Water Alliance

America's water future is at a crossroads. The U.S. Water Alliance and its partners are working to make the case for the One Water approach. This roadmap puts forward key strategies and real-world examples of One Water management in action, serving as a guide to changing the way water is managed in America. ► LEARN MORE

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