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NASA Shows How Land Water Storage Affects Sea Level

12.02.2016
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

Abstract

Citation

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,
DOI: 10.1126/science.aad8386

Read the abstract and get the paper here.

Source

News release from the University of California, Irvine here.