Tuesday, May 09, 2006

There Goes the Neighborhood

The upside of global warming is that it's bound to create a whole lot of new beachfront property (albeit at the expense of existing waterfront parcels). To help you get a handle on the future of coastal real estate, this Google Maps hack shows you what the earth will look like when the sea levels rise up to 14 meters. In this image, San Francisco's SOMA district, most of downtown Oakland and the entire island of Alameda are submerged by a 14-meter rise in the water level.


Old Gary said...

Since most Liberals live on both coasts, I must admit that I favor Global Warming. :-)

Mac said...

Well, if you makes you feel any better, I'll be in Los Angeles toward the end of the month ;-)