Source: AGU Advances
Sea-level rise is a global problem that is one consequence of the changing climate. The direct and indirect impacts of sea-level rise affect many sectors of society. Sea-level rise is projected to worsen in the coming decades, providing urgency for science-based information that is available to stakeholders to underpin adaptation measures. A commentary by Hamlington et al.  addresses how NASA and NOAA, two government agencies in the United States that provide sea-level observations and science, can coordinate efforts to serve the needs of stakeholders. The authors recommend continued monitoring of sea-level change, development of integrated science products, improved collaboration with other organizations that distribute sea-level science and guidance on regional and local levels, and coordination of delivery of sea-level products to stakeholders with diverse needs. Coordination across NOAA and NASA on sea-level science has the added benefit of broader collaboration on issues of coastal hazards and resiliency.
Citation: Hamlington, B., Osler, M., Vinogradova, N. & Sweet, W. . Coordinated Science Support for Sea-Level Data and Services in the United States. AGU Advances, 2, e2021AV000418. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021AV000418
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