Who We Are

Storm Surge is a volunteer-run community organization in Newburyport, MA. It promotes science-based outreach and education to encourage area municipalities to prepare for the impacts of sea level rise, increasingly severe Atlantic Ocean storms and other effects of long-term climate change.

 

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Storm Surge was formed in 2013 by a group of concerned citizens in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts. The Newburyport Daily News reported on our formal launch on September 19, 2013.

 

Our Guiding Values….How we aspire to conduct ourselves, our strategies & activities in fulfilling our purpose:

  • Collaborative
  • Science & Fact Based
  • Facilitative
  • Transparent
  • Effective & Clear Communication
  • Relevant