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Sea Level Changes

D. T. Pugh

Sea Level Changes

Determination and Effects (Geophysical monograph)

by D. T. Pugh

  • 236 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Amer Geophysical Union .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sea level,
  • Sea Water,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsP. L. Woodworth (Editor), J. G. Deronde (Contributor), American Geophysical Union (Corporate Author), International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (Corporate Author)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8090445M
    ISBN 100875904602
    ISBN 109780875904603

      A more conservative interpretation, based on a sea level just 30 metres lower than today, would place the age of this story at aro years ago. Similar stories come from Spencer Gulf in.   And a new category of exiles will be created, says Jeff Goodell in his new book The Water Will Come—climate change refugees. seem to record past changes in sea level. Give us a quick synopsis.

      Global sea level has been rising over the past century, and the rate has increased in recent decades. In , global sea level was inches above the average—the highest annual average in the satellite record (present). Sea level continues to rise at a rate of about one-eighth of an inch per year.. Higher sea levels mean that deadly and destructive storm .   Tiny U.S. Island is Drowning. Residents Deny the Reason. Earl Swift explains in his new book, of internal waterways—are standard by .

    The sea level in Tuvalu varies as a consequence of a wide range of atmospheric and oceanographic influences. The report of the Pacific Climate Change Science Program published by the Australian Government, describes a strong zonal (east‑to-west) sea-level slope along the equator, with sea level west of the International Date Line (° longitude) being . Two of the four, by Wroblewski and by Pasaric and Orlic, are concerned with European sea level changes, while Yu Jiye et al. discuss inter-annual changes in the Pacific, and Wang Baocan et al. describe variability in the Changjiang estuary in China.


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