The Threat of Sea Level Rise in Santa Barbara, CA

Client | Project name

The Threat of Sea Level Rise in Santa Barbara, CA

Role

Research / GIS Mapping / Information & Graphic Design

Other Contributors

Data courtesy of USGS, County of Santa Barbara Assessor’s Office, and UC Santa Barbara Department of Geography.

Category
Science Communication
About This Project

Using ArcGIS software, this graphic explores the potential impacts of sea level rise in Santa Barbara, CA. Multiple small maps illustrate the potential area covered by increasing levels of water. The graphic also includes an analysis of the potential economic impact of higher water levels by aggregating the cost of public and private property in its path.