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For immediate release: “King Tides” Illustrate the Vulnerability of California Shoreline
Para communicado inmediato: King Tides o Mareas Extremas Illustran La Vulnerabilidad de la Costa de California
On Wednesday, some of the year’s highest tides will hit California shorelines, providing a glimpse of what the state can expect as sea level rises in the coming years. These “king tides” – as the highest winter tides are called – will be captured by citizen imagery through the California King Tides Initiative. The Initiative is asking residents to photograph these ultra-high tides, highlighting the way homes, harbors, and other infrastructure, as well as beaches, wetlands, and public access to the coast may be affected by sea level rise in the future. continue…
Interested media should contact Heidi Nutters at the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve at (650) 291-6264 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is some of the media coverage for the California King Tides Initiative. If you are interested in more information, check out our report on the Winter 2010/2011 Initiative, which can be accessed here.
Recent Media Coverage:
December 11, 2012 – Monterey County Herald: Big tides expected this week
December 11, 2012– Newport Beach: ”King Tide” photos sought as coastal warning
November 16, 2012– King Tides spark wave of interest
February 7, 2012 — Foster City: High tides threaten coastal community decades from now
February 7, 2012 — California King Tides Initiative: San Diego’s sinking–let’s take pictures!
February 3, 2012– San Francisco Bay: High tides next week give preview of sea level rise
February 2, 2012–“King Tides” illustrate the vulnerabiliy of California shoreline
December 22, 2011– ‘King Tides’ are back: where to see (and shoot) them
December 22, 2011– Coastal group urges residents to take photos of upcoming high tides
December 22, 2011– Yuletide king tides
December 19, 2011– High tides illustrate the vulnerability of San Diego’s shoreline