|Excerpt from a Sandy flood map compiled from FEMA data|
by CARTODB and hosted by New York Newsday
A similar storm on higher future base levels would of course reach much farther inland.
As of this writing (December 10), news about the impact of Sandy continues. A few recent items are particularly relevant to this image. According to the New York Times, Lower Manhattan Residents and Businesses Still Grapple with Recovery. In a very interesting analysis, NPR reports that Sandy Forces Questions About Waterfront Rebuilding.
And finally, an effort -- with a bit of good humor -- to restore a very important place that was flooded.