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The science of saving Venice

(Phys.org) —How will regions around the world adapt to an increase in sea levels? A project looking at how Venice can manage its rising waters is a remarkable case study for flood-prone environments elsewhere.

Oct 10, 2013 5 / 5 (4) 0

Venice hasn't stopped sinking after all: study

The water flowing through Venice's famous canals laps at buildings a little higher every year – and not only because of a rising sea level. Although previous studies had found that Venice has stabilized, new measurements ...

Mar 20, 2012 3 / 5 (2) 1 | with audio podcast

Venice to suffer fewer storm surges

(PhysOrg.com) -- Venice – the City of Dreams – may have one less nightmare to deal with following a finding that the frequency of extreme storm surge events generated by Adriatic Sea tempests could ...

Jun 10, 2011 not rated yet 1

Nearly half of Venice underwater

Much of the historic Italian city of Venice, including St. Mark's Square, was underwater Monday following a meteorological depression combined with natural tide waters, officials said.

Nov 30, 2009 4 / 5 (8) 4