The sea level is expected to rise about 1.5 feet off the Jersey Shore by 2050, and a 10-year nor’easter in 2100 would cause more flooding in Atlantic City than happened during superstorm Sandy, a Rutgers scientist predicted Thursday. Sea-level rise is not a disaster in the near-term, "but it is a concern that must be planned for," said Kenneth G. Miller, a Rutgers University professor and lead author of a study published this week. "And to a certain extent, it doesn’t matter if you believe in global warming or not,” said Miller, a professor of earth and planetary sciences. "We know that sea level is rising globally and we know that New Jersey is sinking."
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