When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson

09 May 2006

Google Maps Hack: FloodMaps

Global warming alarmist? You'll really dig this: a Google Maps hack that lets you superimpose rising sea levels on your favorite piece of coastal real estate.

Here's a picture of what my immediate neighborhood will look like if the sea level rises five meters (based on elevation data from NASA):

google maps flood hack
Not looking good for Jersey. Or Brooklyn.

Flood Map of lower Manhattan, Eastern NJ, Brooklyn and Queens at 5m sea level rise

Hat top: BoingBoing

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