An interactive Model/Simulation to explore the effects of melting ice sheets and the resulting sea level rise on coastal areas.
Students will configure parameters related to glacial melt in Antarctica and/or Greenland, and will observe the effects of sea level rise on selected coastal regions in the U.S.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
|Sea Level Change Portal, VESL Coastline Retreat From Sea Level Rise Simulation
|Geography, Earth Sciences
|Topic(s) in Discipline
|Cryosphere, Earth’s Climate, Sea Level Rise, Glaciers, Disasters and Hazards, Floods, Shoreline Retreat, Melting of Ice Sheets, Glacier Melting
|Disasters and Hazards, Climate and the Cryosphere
|Type of tool
|High School, Undergraduate
|North America, United States