|The global average sea level rose by just under .07 inches per year during the 20th century,
but that number has risen to .12 inches per year since the early 1990s.
|Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL), hosted at the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory. The PSMSL was established in 1933, and is the global data bank for long term sea level change information from tide gauges.|
|Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS) is an international programme conducted under the auspices of the Joint Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology of the World Meteorological Organisation and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.|
|Sea Level Maps:|
|NOAA's Tides and Currents map illustrates regional trends in sea level, with arrows representing the direction and magnitude of change. Click on an arrow to access additional information about that station.|
|Sea level map with discussion of potentials for Sea Level Rise. Based on NASA info.|
|FireTree Flood Map- Adjust sea level rise by meters. Elevations based on Nasa info.|
|Sea Level Reports/Papers:|
|US Climate Change Science Program "Coastal Sensitivity to Sea-Level Rise: A Focus on the Mid-Atlantic Region" Final Report of Synthesis and Assessment Product 4.1. See also press release from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and EPA web-page. (posted 16 Jan 2009).|
|Columbia University Earth Institute News 'Look At Glaciers Past Suggests Greenland Melting Could Rapidly Heighten Sea Level' North American Ice Sheet Dwindled Fast in Conditions Like Today's.|
|Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. New research suggests that ocean temperature and associated sea level increases between 1961 and 2003 were 50 percent larger than estimated in the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.|
|"Global Mean Thermosteric Sea Level and the Sea Level Budget" The world’s oceans have warmed considerably over the last 40 years due to thermal expansion. Current estimates of mass do not adequately explain the observed sea level rise. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research and Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems. PDF.|
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