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Human influence on sea-level rise

Detection and attribution of sea-level rise is hampered by the lack of historical model estimates for the individual components. Now research bridges this gap and uncovers an accelerating anthropogenic contribution over recent decades.

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Figure 1: Twentieth-century sea-level rise.

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Dangendorf, S. Human influence on sea-level rise. Nature Clim Change 6, 661–662 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2994

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