You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Metro

Rising sea level a threat in East, study says

Boston could feel especially strong impact

Loading
Loading...

Sea level trend in Boston

Sea level change 1970-2009, millimeter per year

Potential flooding in Boston

Potential flooding in Boston with...


SOURCE: Dr. Ellen M. Douglas, UMass Boston

David Abel, Daigo Fujiwara/Globe Staff

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week