On April 15, Dr. Harold Wanless– chair of the UM Geology Department– will talk about global warming, sea level rise, and the future of Miami at the annual meeting of the Friends of the Everglades. The event is at 1:30PM at Pinecrest Gardens (the former Parrot Jungle) on Red Road in South Miami. If you own real estate, you might want to listen to what Dr. Wanless has to say.
“The County must plan for, mitigate, and adapt to climate change even though uncertainty remains in determining which impacts may occur first and the type and severity of the changes,” the county advisory task force said in 2008. The task force recommended advanced LIDAR imagery to “allow identification of which areas will become flooded in association with different sea levels.”
So where is that imagery and how has it been used in county land use planning?
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