Related topics: climate change · sea level rise · ocean · ice sheet · glaciers

Sentinel-6 returning most precise data ever on sea level

Sea-level rise is one of the most immediate consequences of climate change, as highlighted recently through urgent pleas from leaders of island nations at the COP26 summit. Global measures of sea-level rise are imperative ...

Flood modeling to help coastal communities develop solutions

In an aerial video from September, waves of seawater crash over the coastal railroad in San Clemente that connects Los Angeles and San Diego—a storm surge that ended up causing so much damage that Metrolink and Amtrak had ...

page 1 from 40

Sea level

Mean sea level (MSL) is the average (mean) height of the sea, with reference to a suitable reference surface. Defining the reference level', however, involves complex measurement, and accurately determining MSL can prove difficult.

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA