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Global sea level linked to global temperature

Overview of attention for article published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, December 2009
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
7 news outlets
blogs
14 blogs
policy
6 policy sources
twitter
30 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages
googleplus
8 Google+ users
video
4 video uploaders

Citations

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707 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
842 Mendeley
citeulike
7 CiteULike
connotea
1 Connotea
Title
Global sea level linked to global temperature
Published in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, December 2009
DOI 10.1073/pnas.0907765106
Pubmed ID
Authors

M. Vermeer, S. Rahmstorf

Abstract

We propose a simple relationship linking global sea-level variations on time scales of decades to centuries to global mean temperature. This relationship is tested on synthetic data from a global climate model for the past millennium and the next century. When applied to observed data of sea level and temperature for 1880-2000, and taking into account known anthropogenic hydrologic contributions to sea level, the correlation is >0.99, explaining 98% of the variance. For future global temperature scenarios of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Fourth Assessment Report, the relationship projects a sea-level rise ranging from 75 to 190 cm for the period 1990-2100.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 24 3%
Germany 9 1%
United Kingdom 7 <1%
Canada 5 <1%
Australia 4 <1%
Brazil 4 <1%
India 3 <1%
Netherlands 3 <1%
Portugal 3 <1%
Other 20 2%
Unknown 760 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 207 25%
Student > Ph. D. Student 173 21%
Student > Master 133 16%
Student > Bachelor 93 11%
Professor > Associate Professor 45 5%
Other 143 17%
Unknown 48 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Earth and Planetary Sciences 253 30%
Environmental Science 189 22%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 115 14%
Engineering 61 7%
Social Sciences 34 4%
Other 101 12%
Unknown 89 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 206. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 03 July 2020.
All research outputs
#83,489
of 15,418,258 outputs
Outputs from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
#1,946
of 85,057 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#80,568
of 14,478,497 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
#1,944
of 84,865 outputs
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