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[Norfolk, VA, July 18, 2013] Old Dominion Researchers find “Hotspot” for Accelerated Flooding on US East Coast: Researchers at Old Dominion University recently discovered a new association between sea level rise and increasing flooding events on the Atlantic coast. Tal Ezer and Larry Atkinson, professors in the Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department and faculty of the Mitigation and Adaptation Research Institute found that there was an average increase in annual minor flooding events along the entire U. S. East Coast from Maine to Florida of about 50 hours from the 1971-1990 to 1991-2013. Read more ...