HORIZONTAL LEVEE® Coastal Storm-Surge Barrier

The Horizontal Levee storm-surge barrier uses nature’s wetlands to protect against flooding caused by sea level rise at the same time as it restores thousands of acres lost San Francisco Bay marshes.

Study Summary
HORIZONTAL LEVEE® Coastal Storm-Surge Barrier
The Bay Institute, February 22, 2013

Full Report
Analysis of the Costs and Benefits of Using Tidal Marsh Restoration as a Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategy in San Francisco Bay
The Bay Institute, February 22, 2013

Related Links:
Bay Area Environmental Group Proposes Hybrid Levees for Bay
San Jose Mercury News, February 24, 2013.

Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future
National Academy of Sciences
Report | Video

Going with the Flow - The Netherlands has held back the sea for centuries; now it is letting it in, as the Dutch realize they are facing a losing battle.
New York Times