Welcome to Storm Surge: Our Purpose

We are a group of concerned citizens in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts. Our purpose is to encourage and support our communities to prepare for the impacts of sea level rise, extreme weather events and other effects of long-term climate change. Learn more…

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6 hours ago
Tipping points are real: Gradual changes in CO2 levels can induce abrupt climate changes

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170623100414.htm

During the last glacial period, within only a few decades the influence of atmospheric CO2 on the North Atlantic circulation resulted in temperature increases of up to 10 degrees Celsius in Greenland ... See more

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1 day ago
Ron

With KMart in Newburyport closing and surplus retail space around the country, this is a great idea. Saves on energy of transport and is fresher. This guys plans 5 for around his city.
Maybe one of ... See more

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2 days ago
Flooding risk: America's most vulnerable communities

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170621114013.htm

Floods are the natural disaster that kill the most people. They are also the most common natural disaster. As the threat of flooding increases worldwide, a group of scientists have gathered valuable ... See more

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Dune ecosystem modelling

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170623100617.htm

Acacia longifolia, which is native to Australia, is a species which was cultivated in Portugal primarily to stabilize dunes and as an ornamental plant; now it has spread out uncontrollably in ... See more

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6 hours ago
Matthew

No more parking at the front beach unless you are a resident of Newbury!

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7 hours ago

Thanks Vern. Will be interesting to see what the October 2017 beach looks like. Low tide right now looks pretty close to what it was near the spur in October. But of course the scarp itself is way ... See more

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