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.