Solving the Data Puzzle of Sea Level Rise

Solving the Data Puzzle of Sea Level Rise

Postby podaac » Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:11 am

The new Sea Level Change Data Pathfinder highlights the diversity of datasets used to piece together the status and drivers of sea level rise.

Sea levels are rising at an average of 3.3 millimeters per year around the world. Rising seas are already having catastrophic effects in coastal communities through flooding, erosion, and storm-related hazards.

Scientists now have an unprecedented understanding of changing sea levels, thanks to data collected and distributed by NASA and partner space agencies. For example, international satellites have collected almost 30 years of data on sea surface height from….

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