Sea levels around the globe are climbing. Momentum ocean-level ascent probably effects human inhabitant numbers (e.g., the aforementioned living in seaside areas and on islands) and the indigenous earth (e.g., marine ecosystems). Worldwide middle ocean level rose at a middle rate of around 1.7 ± 0.3 mm for every year from 1950 to 2009 and at a satellite-measured normal rate of about 3.3 ± 0.4 mm for every year from 1993 to 2009, a build on previous estimates. It’s vague if the expanded rate reflects a build in the underlying lifelong trend.
Originally posted: November 17, 2012