Table 2: Accelerations for the 12 records for five time periods.

From: Timescales for detecting a significant acceleration in sea level rise

RecordAcceleration (mm per year2)
 1880200919002009191520091930200919602009
Sydney  0.0048±0.0113−0.0203±0.0164−0.0151±0.0522
Fremantle  −0.0140±0.02000.0067±0.03100.1414±0.1034
Trieste  0.0071±0.01310.0119±0.01760.1334±0.0470
Den Helder0.0069±0.00590.0085±0.00940.0175±0.0131−0.0209±0.02160.0377±0.0730
Newlyn  0.0023±0.01130.0198±0.01680.1253±0.0522
Brest0.0016±0.0062−0.0003±0.00960.0200±0.01240.0340±0.01650.1208±0.0520
New York 0.0022±0.0081−0.0038±0.0115−0.0093±0.01780.0835±0.0631
Key West  −0.0012±0.01110.0042±0.0175−0.0184±0.0541
San Diego  −0.0062±0.0121−0.0092±0.0192−0.1036±0.0661
Honolulu  0.0042±0.0130−0.0017±0.0190−0.0003±0.0641
CMSL  −0.0017±0.00590.0034±0.00890.0692±0.0262
GMSL0.0099±0.00170.0118±0.00260.0097±0.00370.0036±0.00520.0286±0.0165
  1. Uncertainty in the acceleration corresponds to one standard error.