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Temperature-driven global sea-level variability in the Common Era

Overview of attention for article published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, February 2016
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217 tweeters
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Title
Temperature-driven global sea-level variability in the Common Era
Published in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, February 2016
DOI 10.1073/pnas.1517056113
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Authors

Robert E. Kopp, Andrew C. Kemp, Klaus Bittermann, Benjamin P. Horton, Jeffrey P. Donnelly, W. Roland Gehrels, Carling C. Hay, Jerry X. Mitrovica, Eric D. Morrow, Stefan Rahmstorf, Kopp, Robert E, Kemp, Andrew C, Bittermann, Klaus, Horton, Benjamin P, Donnelly, Jeffrey P, Gehrels, W Roland, Hay, Carling C, Mitrovica, Jerry X, Morrow, Eric D, Rahmstorf, Stefan

Abstract

We assess the relationship between temperature and global sea-level (GSL) variability over the Common Era through a statistical metaanalysis of proxy relative sea-level reconstructions and tide-gauge data. GSL rose at 0.1 ± 0.1 mm/y (2σ) over 0-700 CE. A GSL fall of 0.2 ± 0.2 mm/y over 1000-1400 CE is associated with ∼0.2 °C global mean cooling. A significant GSL acceleration began in the 19th century and yielded a 20th century rise that is extremely likely (probability [Formula: see text]) faster than during any of the previous 27 centuries. A semiempirical model calibrated against the GSL reconstruction indicates that, in the absence of anthropogenic climate change, it is extremely likely ([Formula: see text]) that 20th century GSL would have risen by less than 51% of the observed [Formula: see text] cm. The new semiempirical model largely reconciles previous differences between semiempirical 21st century GSL projections and the process model-based projections summarized in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Fifth Assessment Report.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 8 4%
United Kingdom 5 3%
France 3 2%
Germany 2 1%
Brazil 2 1%
Netherlands 2 1%
Canada 2 1%
Estonia 1 <1%
Poland 1 <1%
Other 5 3%
Unknown 154 83%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 45 24%
Student > Ph. D. Student 43 23%
Student > Master 25 14%
Professor 16 9%
Other 16 9%
Other 40 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Earth and Planetary Sciences 72 39%
Environmental Science 42 23%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 18 10%
Unspecified 11 6%
Engineering 9 5%
Other 33 18%

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