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NASA's Interactive Flood Maps 90

Posted by samzenpus
from the five-feet-high-and-rising dept.
First time accepted submitter jackandtoby writes "Whether you buy into global warming or not, you can have a go at being Charlton Heston and raise sea levels on a biblical scale thanks to NASA's online flood maps. Click away and cause your own Sim Flooding."
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NASA's Interactive Flood Maps

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  • by girlintraining (1395911) on Sunday April 29, 2012 @01:10PM (#39838237)

    In Superman 1. I need to buy up all the real estate 20 miles inland and wait for Global warming to make me rich! Maybe I should set off some nukes at the north and south poles to help speed things up...

    Forget that noise;
    1. Buy large oil company.
    2. Begin drilling wells off the coast of large city... at a 45 degree angle.
    3. Frack baby, frack!
    4. giant sinkhole swallows 20 miles of coastline.
    5. PROFIT!

  • by ATestR (1060586) on Sunday April 29, 2012 @01:10PM (#39838243) Homepage
    This darn thing only allows for a 60M rise. I want to try out 1000M and set sail in a Trimaran.
  • by Immerman (2627577) on Sunday April 29, 2012 @11:21PM (#39841651)
    Right, the only reason not to factor in complex human factors into what is otherwise a simple elevation based color-by-number script is to generate ad revenue. And obviously the fact that there's a few spots where humans have built massive infrastructure to hold back the sea means that a map showing what would naturally be underwater with various changes in sea level is completely pointless. Good thing you're here to call them on it.

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