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Causes : global scale

by GOHS last modified Oct 12, 2012 02:45 PM
OBSERVATIONSCAUSES:GLOBAL SCALECAUSES: REGIONAL SCALEDATA AND MAPS

 

 

 

 

The two main phenomena responsible for the global mean sea level changes on timescales of 1-100 years, are thermal expansion (due to ocean temperature variations) and the release of freshwater into the ocean from continental reservoirs and melting of mountain glaciers and polar ice sheets.

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