Mangroves found in southern Mexico’s rain forest, 170 kilometers from the nearest ocean, date to a time when sea levels were several meters higher.
New research confirms the existence of a regular, long-term fluctuation in sea level, perhaps caused by processes in Earth’s core.
Move over Hephaestus, Poseidon’s got this one.
Adaptation appears possible in some areas, with northerly marshes having a greater capacity to form new soil and gain elevation, whereas some southerly marshes can migrate inland.
Sea-level rise is happening. There are basic science needs for supporting decision making for sea-level adaptation efforts and challenges to making information available to stakeholders.
Meltwater pulse 1A, a period of rapid sea level rise after the last deglaciation, was powered by melting ice from North America and Scandinavia, according to new research.
A series of industry posters reimagines iconic locales in light of sea level rise and issues a call for action against climate change.
Humans have locked in at least 20 feet of sea level rise—can we still fix it?
Calculations show that the added weight of growing cities can lead to tens of millimeters of subsidence, an effect that needs to be considered for coastal cities under threat by sea-level rise.