Rising Sea Levels and the Navy

Although it may seem a little paradoxical to consider the impact of rising seas on the Navy, it needs to be emphasized that so much of what supplies the Navy (and the Marines) is land-based. Even Naval Air Stations are not resistant to rising sea levels. The Navy’s recognition and response to this threat is found within this document that contains a summary of a conference held by the National Academy of Engineering – Responding to the Threat of Sea Level Rise.

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