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Comment on "A semi-empirical approach to projecting future sea-level rise".

Holgate, Simon; Jevrejeva, Svetlana; Woodworth, Philip; Brewer, Simon. 2007 Comment on "A semi-empirical approach to projecting future sea-level rise". Science, 371 (5846). p.1866. 10.1126/science.1140942

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Abstract/Summary

Rahmstorf (Science, 19 January 2007,10.1126/science.1135456) presented an approach to the prediction of sea level rise based on a proposed linear relationship between global surface temperatures and the rate of global mean sea level change over the timescales relevant to humans - decades to centuries. We find no such linear relationship and, while agreeing that there is considerable uncertainty in the prediction of future sea level rise, consider that this approach does not meaningfully contribute to quantifying this uncertainty.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1126/science.1140942
Programmes: POL Programmes > Sea-level, bottom pressure and space geodesy > Changes in global and regional sea/land levels
ISSN: 0036-8075
NORA Subject Terms: Marine Sciences
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Date made live: 21 Dec 2007 12:11
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/1159

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