Raising houses may or may not be enough as oceans rise. What about the ground-level and below ground infrastructure around such homes? Will we need to raise public infrastructure and entire islands?
A thoughtful treatment of the issue by Sarah Watson in this Press of Atlantic City article December 8, 2013. It references a 1990 study by James Titus at EPA, a summer-homeowner on Long Beach Island, NJ who works at EPA and makes a case study of LBI. It prompted us to add the study to our “More Information” Page, see the bottom of the page here.