Sea Level Change Data Pathfinder

Sea Level Change Data Pathfinder

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

According to the United Nations, 40% of the world's population lives within 100 km of a coast, meaning that close to three billion people could be impacted by changes in sea level. Coastal communities are centers of economic, social, and cultural development; they also provide significant ecological and environmental services. Global Mean Sea Level (GMSL) is increasing at about 3.3 millimeters per year (mm/y) and is already having catastrophic effects in coastal communities through flooding, erosion, and storm-related….

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