sea level

Hawaii volcano
Lucy Pemoni/AP
CNN
May 25, 2020 - 4:02 pm
With two barren peaks that rise only about 170 feet above sea level, the now-extinct Pūhāhonu volcano in the Northwestern Hawaii Islands doesn't look like much. But a new study establishes that Pūhāhonu is actually the largest shield volcano in the world. Read more here.
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Flooding
Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP
July 10, 2019 - 3:58 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a "floodier" future. Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino...
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