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Satellite Observations Show Sea Levels Rising, and Climate Change Is Accelerating It

           

Changes in sea level observed between 1992 and 2014. Orange/red colors represent higher sea levels, while blue colors show where sea levels are lower.

CLICK HERE - STUDY - PNAS - Climate-change–driven accelerated sea-level rise detected in the altimeter era

cnn.com - by Brandon Miller - February 13, 2018

Sea level rise is happening now, and the rate at which it is rising is increasing every year, according to a study released Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Researchers, led by University of Colorado-Boulder professor of aerospace engineering sciences Steve Nerem, used satellite data dating to 1993 to observe the levels of the world's oceans.

Using satellite data rather than tide-gauge data that is normally used to measure sea levels allows for more precise estimates of global sea level, since it provides measurements of the open ocean.

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ALSO SEE RELATED LINKS BELOW . . .

CLICK HERE - International Panel on Climate Change - Sea Level Change (80 page .PDF report)

CLICK HERE - NASA - Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) - GRACE Mission: 15 Years of Watching Water on Earth

CLICK HERE - NASA - Earth's Rising Seas

 

 

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