The Coastal Packet: Casco Bay rose 5 inches in 2009-2010

Thursday, February 26

Casco Bay rose 5 inches in 2009-2010


Press Herald - Using tidal data from 2009 and 2010, researchers found that the waters of Casco Bay rose by 5 inches, compared with an overall rise of 3.9 inches for the Northeast – an average of 14 locations from New York to Atlantic Canada. Paul Goddard, a doctoral candidate at the University of Arizona, and a team of researchers reviewed tide records going back to the early 1900s and found that no other two-year period had such a big inc...

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