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We're collecting data to help protect a WWII veterans memorial

Published on: 11/10/2023
Research Area(s): Social Media
Aerial view of a stationary battleship (USS North Carolina) on a river with an adjacent parking lot

The Battleship North Carolina and the adjacent flood-prone visitor parking lot. The Battleship is currently surrounded by a cofferdam for ongoing hull refurbishment. Credit Ryan Giannelli, NOAA NCCOS.

Access to the USS North Carolina has been limited in the past 15 years due to increased high tide flooding. To help protect the popular WWII veterans memorial in North Carolina we’re collecting data that will help inform wetland restoration and living shoreline installation. https://coastalscience.noaa.gov/project/supporting-redesign-of-battleship-park-nc-to-reduce-flooding/

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