Episode from the podcastNHMLA Talks | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Shake it Off

Released Saturday, 8th June 2019
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About 15 million years ago, Los Angeles was at the bottom of the ocean. Climate change means land that’s been high and dry for millennia is getting inundated by water again. What do terms like “500-year flood” mean when we have one every ten years? And what can engineering do to make Southern California’s new floodplains survivable?