GLOBAL SEA RISE: A REDETERMINATION

@article{Douglas1997GLOBALSR,
  title={GLOBAL SEA RISE: A REDETERMINATION},
  author={Bruce C. Douglas},
  journal={Surveys in Geophysics},
  year={1997},
  volume={18},
  pages={279-292}
}
  • B. C. Douglas
  • Published 1 May 1997
  • Environmental Science
  • Surveys in Geophysics
It is well established that sea level trends obtained from tide gauge records shorter than about 50-60 years are corrupted by interdecadal sea level variation. However, only a fraction (<25%) of even the long records exhibit globally consistent trends, because of vertical crustal movements. The coherent trends are from tide gauges not at collisional plate boundaries, and not located in or near areas deeply ice-covered during the last glaciation. Douglas (1991), using ICE-3G values for the… 
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