Fort point is one of the areas of the city that was built on reclaimed land and has a man made coastline. This combination makes it especially susceptible to sea level rise. However there are things that can be done to lessen the effects of sea level rise in places like Fort Point. These are called Climate Resiliency plans. These plans include changing what is called hard coastline into soft coastline. We saw examples of the hard coastline at Fort Point not only on the surface but also with the underwater drone that we got to use this week. Another part of the Climate Resiliency plans is to create a deployable flood wall to protect neighborhoods from storm surges.
|Underwater Drone in Action|