Causes for contemporary regional sea level changes.

  title={Causes for contemporary regional sea level changes.},
  author={Detlef Stammer and Anny Cazenave and Rui M. Ponte and Mark Eugene Tamisiea},
  journal={Annual review of marine science},
Regional sea level changes can deviate substantially from those of the global mean, can vary on a broad range of timescales, and in some regions can even lead to a reversal of long-term global mean sea level trends. The underlying causes are associated with dynamic variations in the ocean circulation as part of climate modes of variability and with an isostatic adjustment of Earth's crust to past and ongoing changes in polar ice masses and continental water storage. Relative to the coastline… 

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