NASA Shows How Land Water Storage Affects Sea Level12.02.2016
12.02.2016 09:22 Age: 1 year
New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level rise
Click to enlarge. Earth's land masses have stored increasing amounts of water in the last decade, slowing the pace of sea level rise. Courtesy: U.S. National Park Service
From the University of California, Irvine
A decade of sea level rise slowed by climate-driven hydrology by J. T. Reager, A. S. Gardner, J. S. Famiglietti, D. N. Wiese A. Eicker and M.-H. Lo published in Science,
Read the abstract and get the paper here.
News release from the University of California, Irvine here.