Ancient records of Bering Strait flooding offer fresh insights

Tamara Pico, a postdoctoral fellow, is using records of flooding in the Bering Strait to make inferences about how the ice sheets that covered North America responded to the warming climate, and how their melting might have contributed to climate changes.

Peter Reuell • harvard
Feb. 26, 2020 ~6 min

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Study of sea-level rise finds land sinking along East Coast

A new study, which used everything from tide gauges to GPS data to paint the most accurate picture ever of sea-level rise along the East Coast of the U.S., is suggesting that in addition to rising seas, communities along the coast may also have to contend with the land sinking.

Peter Reuell • harvard
Feb. 19, 2019 ~5 min

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Study of sea-level rise finds land sinking along East Coast

A new study, which used everything from tide gauges to GPS data to paint the most accurate picture ever of sea-level rise along the East Coast of the U.S., is suggesting that in addition to rising seas, communities along the coast may also have to contend with the land sinking.

Peter Reuell • harvard
Feb. 19, 2019 ~5 min

Tags:  science-technology  faculty-of-arts-and-sciences  fas  harvard  peter-reuell  reuell  peter-huybers  chris-piecuch  east-coast  eastern-seaboard  huybers  ice-age  ice-age-effect  jerry-mitrovica  mitrovica  piecuch  sea-level  sea-level-estimates  sea-level-rise

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