Simulated flooding for 100-year storm event, San Juan

View of a coastal city from the sky, with polygons drawn along the coast to show flooding areas.

Detailed Description

Map showing the simulated flooding for a 100-year storm event with (blue) and without (red) coral reefs in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The red area thus represents the area protected by coral reefs.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1249 x 847

Location Taken: US

Source:

The Value of U.S. Coral Reefs for Risk Reduction
Discover the social and economic benefits provided by U.S. reefs

Rigorously valuing the role of U.S. coral reefs in coastal hazard risk reduction
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2019–1027