NASA: Sea Level Rise is Accelerating

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The traditional way of measuring sea level rise has been via the use of Tide gauges. It sounds simple, just gather data of low and high tides from all around the coast, crunch the data and publish the results. One small flaw, it is not at all that simple. Why are Tide gauges challenging? There … Read more

Rising Sea Level threatens 200,000 UK properties

A new study published by the UK’s Tyndall Centre at the University of East Anglia has revealed some rather startling news. Nearly 200,000 English properties are at risk of being abandoned from the 2050s due to rising sea levels. We have known for quite some time that sea level is rising. We have also begun … Read more

New NOAA Sea Level Projections – it is not good news

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Sea level is rising. This is a well-established fact. The rate at which sea level is rising is also accelerating. Between 1901 and 2018 sea level has risen by 6-10 in. That insight comes via tide gauges. It sounds like a simple measurement, but working that out is deeply complex. Land itself rises and falls, … Read more

New data reveals British sea level records stretching back 200 years

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We know that sea level is rising. In fact we know the precise rate of that rise. What this study brings to the table for the first time is a very precise historical record of sea level for the UK going back over 200 years. As you can see from the above, it was rather … Read more