The Threat of Sea Level Rise in Santa Barbara, CA
Research / GIS Mapping / Information & Graphic Design
Data courtesy of USGS, County of Santa Barbara Assessor’s Office, and UC Santa Barbara Department of Geography.
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.