Sea Level Rise

Long-term increases in mean sea level. The expression is popularly applied to anticipated ecstatic sea level changes due to the greenhouse effect and associated global warming. Neuendorf, K.K.E., Mehl, J.P., Jr., and Jackson, J.A., ed., 2005, Glossary of Geology: American Geological Institute, 799 p.

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C 1075 Report Outside Link
Williams, S.J., Dodd, Kurt, and Gohn, K.K., 1990, Coasts in Crisis: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1075, 32 p.
OF 77-32 Report Map
Hopkins, D.M., 1977, Coastal processes and coastal erosional hazards to the Cape Krusenstern archaeological site: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 77-32, 15 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000.
PIR 2014-4 Report
Kinsman, N.E.M., and Gould, A.I., 2014, Contemporary shoreline retreat rates at Meshik in Port Heiden, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2014-4, 21 p. doi:10.14509/27321
Kinsman, N.E.M., 2013 Report
Kinsman, N.E.M., 2013, Alaska Local Tidal Datums: An Introduction for non-experts (presentation): Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Local Environmental Observer (LEO) Network Seminar Series, Online, March 2013: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 19 p. doi:10.14509/26885
Kinsman, N.E.M. and Gould, A.I., 2014 Map
Kinsman, N.E.M., and Gould, A.I., 2014, Coastal vulnerability mapping in Alaska: strategies for small populations in data-sparse regions (poster): Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, February 23-28, 2014: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 1 sheet. doi:10.14509/27202