ODU scientists and scholars from across the university have contributed to the growing, interdisciplinary body of research into what is causing sea levels to rise, and why the rate of rise is accelerating. To learn more about this research, please visit the links below to the many scholarly articles by members of the ODU community that comprises the Institute for Coastal Adaptation and Resilience.

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Sea Level Rise and Flooding Risk in Virginia, Larry P. Atkinson, Tal Ezer, and Elizabeth Smith

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Future Nuisance Flooding in Norfolk, VA, From Astronomical Tides and Annual to Decadal Internal Climate Variability, A. G. Burgos, B. D. Hamlington, P. R. Thompson, and R. D. Ray

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Data-Driven Reconstruction Reveals Large-Scale Ocean Circulation Control on Coastal Sea Level, Sönke Dangendorf, Thomas Frederikse, Léon Chafik, John M. Klinck, Tal Ezer, and Benjamin D. Hamlington

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Can the Gulf Stream Induce Coherent Short-Term Fluctuations in Sea level along the US East Coast?: A Modeling Study, Tal Ezer

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Detecting Changes in the Transport of the Gulf Stream and the Atlantic Overturning Circulation from Coastal Sea Level Data: The Extreme Decline in 2009-2010 and Estimated Variations for 1935-2012, Tal Ezer

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On the Interaction Between a Hurricane, the Gulf Stream and Coastal Sea Level, Tal Ezer

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The Increased Risk of Flooding in Hampton Roads: On the Roles of Sea Level Rise, Storm Surges, Hurricanes, and the Gulf Stream, Tal Ezer

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The Long-Term and Far-Reaching Impact of Hurricane Dorian (2019) on the Gulf Stream and the Coast, Tal Ezer

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Accelerated Flooding Along the U.S. East Coast: On the Impact of Sea-Level Rise, Tides, Storms, the Gulf Stream, and the North Atlantic Oscillations, Tal Ezer and Larry P. Atkinson

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On the Predictability of High Water Level Along the U.S. East Coast: Can the Florida Current Measurement Be an Indicator for Flooding Caused by Remote Forcing?, Tal Ezer and Larry P. Atkinson

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Sea Level Rise in Virginia – Causes, Effects and Response, Tal Ezer and Larry P. Atkinson

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The Connection Between Local Sea Level Rise, Climate Change and Ocean Circulation, Tal Ezer and Larry P. Atkinson

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Gulf Stream's Induced Sea Level Rise and Variability along the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Coast, Tal Ezer, Larry P. Atkinson, William B. Corlett, and Jose L. Blanco

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Observations and Operational Model Simulations Reveal the Impact of Hurricane Matthew (2016) on the Gulf Stream and Coastal Sea Level, Tal Ezer, Larry P. Atkinson, and Robert Tuleya

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Global Sea Level Reconstruction for 1900-2015 Reveals Regional Variability In Ocean Dynamics and an Unprecedented Long Weakening in the Gulf Stream Flow Since the 1990s, Tal Ezer and Sönke Dangendorf

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Variability and Upward Trend in the Kinetic Energy of western Boundary Currents over the Last Century: Impacts from Barystatic and Dynamic Sea Level Change, Tal Ezer and Sönke Dangendorf

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Effects of Tidal Flooding on Estuarine Biogeochemistry: Quantifying Flood-Driven Nitrogen Inputs in an Urban, Lower Chesapeake Bay Sub-Tributary, Alfonso Macías-Tapia, Margaret R. Mulholland, Corday R. Selden, J. Derek Loftis, and Peter W. Bernhardt

Conference Papers

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Analysis of the Changing Patterns of Seasonal Flooding along the U.S. East Coast, Tal Ezer

Dissertations

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Towards an Integrated Assessment of Sea-Level Observations Along the U.S. Atlantic Coast, Brett A. Buzzanga

News Articles

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ODU Professors Study Gulf Stream Decline, News @ ODU

Presentations

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Sea Level Rise (SLR) Acceleration in the Hampton Roads: A Scientific Perspective, Tal Ezer and Larry Atkinson