Saving San Francisco From Sea Level Rise

There has been little or no sea level rise in the San Francisco Bay over the last 80 years, but the city of San Francisco wants to take drastic action to save the city from sea level rise

“San Francisco considers lifting the Ferry Building by 7 feet to save it from the sea”

San Francisco’s plan to save its historic shoreline from climate change : NPR

Sea Level Trends – NOAA Tides & Currents

The Ferry Building is built on fill dirt, and may be sinking.

“The San Francisco shoreline from 1895. Pink shows areas of artificial fill; blue shows historical marshlands and creeks. (Oakland Museum of California)”

Large Parts of the Bay Area Are Built on Fill. Why and Where? | KQED

The shoreline hasn’t changed since 1938.

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