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New Jersey shore likely faces unprecedented flooding by mid-century
December 4, 2013
Geoscientists at Rutgers and Tufts Universities estimate that the New Jersey shore will likely experience a sea-level rise of about 1.5 feet by 2050 and of about 3.5 feet by 2100--11 to 15 inches higher than the average for sea-level rise globally over the century.
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