Sea level rise more than expected; a threat to coasts

January 15, 2015 7:02 AM

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Sea level rise more than expected; a threat to coasts

Recent study reveals that rise in sea level in the past two decades has elevated faster than estimated which a sign of threat to coasts from Florida to Bangladesh.

The report reassessed the records from 600 tidal gauges; found that readings from the span of 1901 to 1990 had over-estimated the rise in sea levels. Based on the current readings the acceleration since then was far greater than assumed so far.

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