Sea Level Rise App Update

The Eyes on the Rise Project Team, in conjunction with the FIU GIS Center and Code for Miami are working on an application for South Florida residents to better understand the impact of sea level rise on their homes and businesses. While this tool is still under development, I thought I would share one of our ideas and interface sketches with you.


We are creating an app to allow South Floridians to create a database of flooding incidents in their areas. While this is not an official application (citizen reports are not filed with government agencies), it will allow local residents to create their own catalog of flooding incidents. It will also attempt to match your address to the appropriate local agency where you can report a flood.

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SJMC Professors Win Grant for Sea Level Rise Project

Florida International University is one of twelve universities in the country to win a $35,000¬†Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education this year. Four FIU journalism professors proposed a project on sea-level rise in South Florida. Juliet Pinto, Susan Jacobson, Kate MacMillin and Robert Gutsche are the SJMC professors who proposed and are now creating[…]