Coastal Flooding & Solutions, Workshop Case Studies

Envisioning Future Tidal Flooding: The Blue Line Project, Norfolk, Virginia

Location: Norfolk, Virginia

Submitted By: Tom Allen - Old Dominion University

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Project Description

The project sought to apply future tidal flood predictions with sea level rise to visualize tidal flooding and assess public perceptions, including pictorial, online maps, and on-the-ground visualization.

Key Successes

Engaging university students, city staff, NOAA, citizens, and mass media to raise awareness of tidal flooding and drive up interest and participation in a web-based survey.


Potential to expand it to other areas, more seamlessly across our region.

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