Deriving the Eustatic Sea Level Component in the Kattaegatt Sea
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Author: Nils-Axel Mörner
Abstract: Changes in global sea level is an issue of much controversy. In the Kattegatt Sea, the glacial isostatic component factor is well established and the axis of tilting has remained stable for the last 8000 years. At the point of zero regional crustal movements, there are three tide gauges indicating a present rise in sea level of 0.8 to 0.9 mm/yr for the last 125 years. This value provides a firm record of the regional eustatic rise in sea level in this part of the globe.
Keywords: Sea Level Changes; Eustasy; Glacial Isostatic Uplift; Shorelines; Benchmarks; Tide Gauges; Zone of Zero Uplift; The Kattegatt Sea

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