Rising sea levels torment Norfolk, Va...

Rising sea levels torment Norfolk, Va., and coastal U.S.

There are 36 comments on the The Town Talk story from Dec 17, 2013, titled Rising sea levels torment Norfolk, Va., and coastal U.S.. In it, The Town Talk reports that:

One block from the beach on the narrow Willoughby Spit, Bob Parsons was watching the weather news on TV in November 2009 when brackish water suddenly oozed up through the wood floors of his home and poured in from the front and back doors.

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Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#25 Jan 15, 2014
Steve Case wrote:
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You're right, I have said that the numbers show some deceleration. But that isn't my point.
In order for you guys to have your predictions come true, the rate of sea level rise has to accelerate. And it has to accelerate robustly. This it not happening.
No, in order to convince Steve Case, the foolish and ignorant old man, sea level has to rise round his ankles in order for him to give up his arrogance.

If the predictions of science are to come true, an acceleration in sea level rise will become evident in the satellite data over a period of several decades beyond the present.

That acceleration may be happening now, but it's so small compared to natural variability in the short term that it is not detectable.

The truth is that it's your grandchildren who will see the acceleration happen, not you. That's what the science says very clearly. Let's leave them the very clear message that you didn't believe the science because you arrogantly demanded that global warming had to affect *you* to be real.

And from that they will understand that you were an arrogant, solipsistic old fool.
SpaceBlues

United States

#26 Jan 15, 2014
Steve Case wrote:
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Not in the last 20 years and probably for some time before that.
Here's the data
http://sealevel.colorado.edu/files/2013_rel8/...
See if you can coax some acceleration out of it.
Why? Not in context.

If you are truly into the science of it, go to school. You have conversed with so many people that communication is not helpful to you.

Got to learn science!

Since: Apr 10

Milwaukee, WI USA

#27 Jan 16, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Why? Not in context.
If you are truly into the science of it, go to school. You have conversed with so many people that communication is not helpful to you.
Got to learn science!
You have to learn some reality.

Here are the numbers
http://sealevel.colorado.edu/files/2013_rel8/...
Show me how they will result in multi-meter sea level rise over the coming decades like you guys claim.

Since: Apr 10

Milwaukee, WI USA

#28 Jan 16, 2014
This thread is about Norfolk, so here is the page
http://www.psmsl.org/data/obtaining/stations/...
where you can find those numbers.
SpaceBlues

United States

#29 Jan 16, 2014
Steve Case wrote:
This thread is about Norfolk, so here is the page
http://www.psmsl.org/data/obtaining/stations/...
where you can find those numbers.
There's so much on Norfolk, in specific. Photos of kids kayaking in their neighboorhood, etc.

Here's more on regional trends.

http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/sltrends/slr...
SpaceBlues

United States

#30 Jan 16, 2014
Steve Case wrote:
<quoted text>
You have to learn some reality.
Here are the numbers
http://sealevel.colorado.edu/files/2013_rel8/...
Show me how they will result in multi-meter sea level rise over the coming decades like you guys claim.
You ignore replies; then you repeat your denial.

Did you watch even once Rich Alley's vid that Fair Game posts? Did you pay attention to Pine Island Glacier?

Read this:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment...

You have lost touch with reality..
boo ya

Portsmouth, VA

#31 Jan 17, 2014
The Norfolk area's persistent flooding problems have more to do with poor building locations and practices than anything else.

Culverting creeks, removing dunes and filling in marshes are the main culprits here.

“Sharia, NOT!”

Since: Jul 10

Suffolk, VA

#32 Jan 17, 2014
boo ya wrote:
The Norfolk area's persistent flooding problems have more to do with poor building locations and practices than anything else.
Culverting creeks, removing dunes and filling in marshes are the main culprits here.
Not to mention the super obvious. Norfolk sits at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. Just like any mouth to an ocean, debris is deposited at the mouth on the ocean floor. Water displacement by tidal activity still approaches the coast and since the sea floor has RISEN the water moves farther inland!
A simple study of earth science reveals this!
http://mddnr.chesapeakebay.net/NASAimagery/Ey...
Dredging occurs constantly so that ships can come and go in the bay. Why do they dredge? Because the bay fills up with sediment from rain and snow melting.
It's that simple.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#33 Jan 17, 2014
Poor folks.. ignore the facts because they can't sell their houses, right?

Since: Jul 13

Freehold, NJ

#34 Jan 17, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
Poor folks.. ignore the facts because they can't sell their houses, right?
Worth Reading

http://simplicityinstitute.org/wp-content/upl...
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#35 Jan 18, 2014
bligh wrote:
Agreed.
Truth

Panama City, FL

#36 Jan 8, 2015
Please do some research. Global warming is a fraud. Relax and go fishing.
Balls Deep

Miami, FL

#37 Jan 8, 2015
Global warming will make guys balls drop lower.
Ken Bassman

Alamogordo, NM

#38 Jan 9, 2015
Sadly i've never seen so many morons in my life as I have in my hometown forum here.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#39 Jan 9, 2015
Ken Bassman wrote:
Sadly i've never seen so many morons in my life as I have in my hometown forum here.
I'm reading this thread on the "Global Warming" forum.
Pedro

Pinoso, Spain

#40 Jan 11, 2015
FugYou wrote:
If the predictions of science are[sic] to come true,
IF.
FugYou wrote:
an acceleration in sea level rise will
May.
FugYou wrote:
become evident in the satellite data over a period of several decades beyond the present.
Maybe.
FugYou wrote:
That acceleration may be happening now,
It isn't.
FugYou wrote:
but it's so small compared to natural variability in the short term that it is not detectable.
Correct.
FugYou wrote:
The truth is that it's your grandchildren who will see the acceleration happen, not you.
Only "IF" it happens.
FugYou wrote:
That's what the science says very clearly.
That it may happen.
FugYou wrote:
Let's leave them the very clear message ...
Not possible, there is no clear message.

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