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06 July 2021 | dataset

Sea Level Threat in Tuvalu

The results of this academic study stated that the sea level rise rate in Tuvalu as at September 2008 was 5.9 mm year−1, based upon the 15½ years of sea level data. This was about four times higher than the global average of 1-2 mm year−1.

Sea level in Tuvalu area had risen approximately 9.14 cm since the inception of the project 15½ years ago. However, it was to be noted that the land is quite stable and the rate of land sinking is -0.06 mM year−1 only.

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Sea Level Threat in Tuvalu

In this study, sea level data from the…

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Publisher Department of Environment, Tuvalu
Modified 15 February 2022
Release Date 06 July 2021
Source URL
Identifier bb3d2faa-734d-42a9-bde3-519f6ef26e96
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Tuvalu
Relevant Countries Tuvalu
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author Than Aung, Awnesh Singh and Uma Pras
Contact Name Physics Division, University of the South Pacific
Contact Email [email protected]