How Higher Seas Could Worsen Tsunamis

Sep 4, 2018

Sea levels are rising with global warming, and it should surprise no one to hear that the situation may increase tsunami risk

A study involving researchers from several countries looked at how much tsunami risk might increase as low-lying areas get even lower relative to sea level. 

The study focused on Macau, a Chinese territory, but it could potentially have implications for many low-lying coastal areas. 

Robert Weiss at Virginia Tech, one of the authors, visits with details.