Skip to main content

William Sweet: Sea Level Rise Here and Now

Image of William Sweet

William Sweet is a NOAA Oceanographer spearheading efforts to track and predict changes in sea level and coastal flood risk to support sound decision making.

He leads NOAA’s annual high tide flood assessment, is the lead author for the U.S. Interagency Sea Level Rise Task Force’s 2017 and 2022 reports, co-leads the U.S. Department of Defense’s Coastal Assessment Regional Scenario Working Group and is a chapter author for the 4th and on-going 5th National Climate Assessments.  William received his Masters and Ph.D. in oceanography from N.C. State University.



Note to screen-readers: This page is using an IFrame for the content-area, and you screen reader may not be abel to see it on this website. For screen-reading purposes, please go directly to the IFrame's target page by going to