Sea-level trend for 1993–2010


Figure 3-4 Sea-level trend for 1993–2010. Red areas have experienced the highest rates of sea-level rise (mm per year). The Western Pacific Ocean is among places with the fastest rates of sea-level rise in the world. (From Aviso altimeter product, produced by Ssalto/Duacs with support from the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales.)

(From Merrifield, M. A. (2011). A shift in Western Tropical Pacific sea level trends during the 1990s. Journal of Climate, 24(15), 4126–4138. doi:10.1175/2011JCLI3932.1 ©American Meteorological Society.  Used with permission.)

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