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Worldwide Sea Level Is One Finger Higher

A new study that essentially weighed the oceans over seven years shows that a previous figure for the rate of sea level rise is dead on. Continue reading →

June 2, 2013
1:19 PM EDT
Sea level is bumpy, but it rising overall as polar and glacial ice melts. This image shows TOPEX sea level data in Eastern Equatorial Pacific from Dec. 4, 1997, during an El Nino event (visible as high red surface). Image courtesy of NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio