CoSMoS approach

Three panels from globe to flat map to a computer model output screen showing a bay and given water levels under certain hazards

Detailed Description

Approach used in identifying future coastal flooding risk with CoSMoS. Output from relevant Global Climate Models (GCMs) is used to generate global/regional swell and waves; results are scaled down to regional and sub-regional levels using a suite of models accounting for tides, atmospheric pressure, and wind; these fine-scale results are translated as relevant hazards projections at the parcel scale, including flooding, wave heights, coastal erosion, and cliff failures. 


Image Dimensions: 690 x 454

Location Taken: CA, US