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Initializing sea level

Long-term climate change and sea-level rise in model projections have been primarily determined by external forcing of climate conditions. Now, research shows that centennial projections of the dynamic sea level are also sensitive to the ocean's initial conditions.

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Yin, J. Initializing sea level. Nature Clim Change 5, 301–302 (2015).

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