Connect with coastal stakeholders across the country through this interactive map, which allows you to identify and share your observations and experiences with sea-level rise impacts along Canada's coastline. Zoom into a familiar location, create a point, and share your story. If an area is experiencing more than one impact, don't worry, you can add as many points as you'd like.
Not only are sea-level rise impacts being observed across the country, but many Canadian coastal communities are talking about this issue and planning for current and future sea-level rise impacts.
Has your community brought sea-level rise and climate change into their community planning? Has your community hosted an education session/workshop related to sea-level rise? Has your community taken part in a sea-level rise project? We want to hear about it to track outreach across Canada! Click on your community on the map and create a "We're Talking About Sea-level Rise Here!" point. Then check out all of the other communities who are also having these important discussions.
Inundation: A permanent submergence of the coast, which creates a new normal water level
Coastal Erosion: The movement of sediment (e.g., gravel, sand, mud, etc.) away from the land or to another part of the coast
Coastal Flooding and Storm Surge: Storm surge and flooding result in temporarily flooded homes and properties
Salt Water Intrusion: Occurs when salt water seeps into fresh groundwater
We're Talking About Sea-level Rise Here!
Has there been a conversation within your coastal community about sea-level rise? Has there been work done in your community related to sea-level rise? We would love to hear about it!
What sea-level rise impact have you observed?
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