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Encyclopedia of Global Change

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2005
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
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7,469 words
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Sea level is the dynamic surface between the atmosphere and the oceanic hydrosphere. The altitude of this surface varies over ...

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Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography, Social sciences, Environment
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2,558 words
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Mean sea level is the average height of the sea relative to a suitable reference surface. Sea level varies on ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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72 words
[De] ... The mean height of water in the sea between highest and lowest tides. There are long‐term variations in sea level as a result of two processes: changes in the volume of ... More
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M. V. Angel

The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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515 words
Variations in sea level over short time scales are familiar effects of tides, winds and waves, but globally mean sea levels are affected by fluctuations in the amount of water in the ... More

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