military assets at risk

Digital Art on Metal 36" W X 29.4" H

 

THE SCIENCE

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WHAT'S ALARMING

In 2015 the Department of Defense identified military installations at risk from climate-related impacts. The dots in the map represent vulnerable installations.

“...The highest number of reported effects resulted from drought (782), followed closely by wind (763) and non-storm surge related flooding (706). About 10% of sites indicated being affected by extreme temperatures (351),while flooding due to storm surge (225) and wildfire (210) affected about 6% of sites reporting...”

As reported in The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Report in Brief, Global Change Research Program, 2018, adapted from Department of Defense 2018.(http://www.oea.gov/resource/2018-climate-related-risk-dod-infrastructure-initial-vulnerability-assessment-survey-slvas).

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