The Issues with Current Sea-Level Rise Projections

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The Issues with Current Sea-Level Rise Projections

Interviewee

Professor Benjamin Horton explains how projections of future sea-level rise may be cautiously conservative (Source: Antoinette Jade/Earth Observatory of Singapore)

Even though sea-level rise (SLR) has been studied by scientists for more than 35 years in over 70 individual studies, global and local SLR projections remain uncertain. 

Why is this so? 

In the video below, Professor Benjamin Horton, Principal Investigator at the Earth Observatory of Singapore, explains why SLR projections do not accurately reflect current scientific knowledge and the consequences on climate science as a result. 

 

(Source of thumbnail image: Antoinette Jade/Earth Observatory of Singapore)