When Sea Levels Attack!

It is difficult to keep track of all the shifting information on sea level rises and it is specially hard for people to grasp what one meter sea level rise means in reality. David McCandless attempted to visualize this in a diagram that tries to sum up all the current research on sea level rises and express what will be the impact. The visualization shows which cities will flood and when.

When Sea Levels Attack!

Source: Information is Beautiful
URL: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/when-sea-levels-attack-2/
Date of Publication: Feb. 1, 2014
Authors: David McCandless, Fabio Bergamaschi, Joe Swainson and Laura Sullivan


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