Category Archives: Oceans

King Tide photography initiative

Submit your photographs of King Tide events to be a part of DHEC’s South Carolina King Tide Initiative in 2018. New tide charts have just been released and available online and in print. DHEC’s MyCoast mobile app (iTunes, Google Play) also allows citizen scientists to document King Tide events. MyCoast links each personal qualitative experience […]
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The laws of the land and the sea could care less about property rights

Stephanie Hunt, a former student of Dr. Orrin Pilkey, published a column for the Charleston City Paper reflecting on this year’s active hurricane season and the state of coastal development in our area. Read the article here: The laws of the land and the sea could care less about property rights. Then, as now (though […]
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Progress on sea level rise in Charleston is not happening fast enough

Photographer Jared Bramblett captured these images of the aging Battery wall that protects some of the most historic homes in the tourist district. “The deficiency of the Low Battery presents an existential threat to the 300-year old city. It is also the most striking symbol of the City of Charleston’s failure to invest adequately in […]
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