Sea Level Changes: Determination and Effects

Sea Level Changes: Determination and Effects

Editor(s): P.L. Woodworth, D.T. Pugh, J.G. DeRonde, R.G. Warrick, J. Hannah

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

Print ISBN: 9780875904603

Online ISBN: 9781118666524

DOI: 10.1029/GM069

About this Book

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 69.

The measurement of sea level is of fundamental importance to a wide range of research in climatology, oceanography, geology and geodesy. This volume attempts to cover many aspects of the field.
The volume opens with a description by Bolduc and Murty of one of the products stemming from the development of tide gauge networks in the northern and tropical Atlantic. This work is relevant to the growth of the Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS), the main goal of which is to provide the world with an efficient, coherent sea level monitoring system for océanographie and climatological research. The subsequent four papers present results from the analysis of existing tide gauge data, including those datasets available from the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level and the TOGA Sea Level Center. Two of the four, by Wroblewski and by Pasaric and Orlic, are concerned with European sea level changes, while Yu Jiye et al. discuss inter-annual changes in the Pacific, and Wang Baocan et al. describe variability in the Changjiang estuary in China. The papers by El-Abd and Awad, on Red Sea levels, are the only contributions to the volume from the large research community of geologists concerned with sea level changes.

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