(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2008)

Document title

Sea levels : science and society

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

EDWARDS R. (1) ;
(1) School of Natural Sciences, Museum Building, Trinity College, Dublin, IRLANDE


This progress report focuses on sea-level change over timescales of direct relevance to human societies. It begins with an update on recent patterns and rates of sea-level rise before describing some improvements in the understanding of ocean volume change with particular reference to the role of ice-sheet dynamics. It also examines the coastal impacts of abrupt events such as storms, hurricanes and tsunamis, before concluding with a brief comment on the relationsheep between sea level, coastal change and society


Article of periodic

published at : Progress in physical geography / ISSN 0309-1333 / CODEN PPGEEC

Editor : Sage Publications, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1977)

Millesime : 2008, vol. 32, no5 [pp. 557-574]

Bibliographic references : 5 p.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 14648 A

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