Under Water in 70 Years article

Read the article first - slowly, carefully and completely.  Answer the questions below 1) on a separate piece of paper and 2) as P.O.Q. - Part of Question.  Example of P.O.Q. - What color is the grass?  (Your answer P.O.Q. style) The color of the grass is ....

1.  State what could happen to sea level around L.I. & N.Y.C. over the next 70 years.

2.  Describe the purpose of this report to the state & local governments.

3. Describe the predictions made by the report.

4.  Define the words imperil and infrastructure.

5.  Using the Internet, name 2 south shore towns on Long Island.

6.  Describe what impacts water quality.

7.  Why are oceans likely to rise at a faster rate over the century?

8.  List 2 other factors that contribute to sea level changes.

9.  Write an observation regarding the size of Ocean Beach with a rise in sea level from 1 ft to 4 ft (see picture).

10.  When will sea level rise 3 inches as a result of faster rates of ice melt in Greenland & Antarctica?