Rising Sea Levels and Sinking Elevations, SF Maritime NHP 2017

Invited Speaker

2017 Measurement and Meaning: Rising Sea Levels and Sinking Elevations. Blue Room Lecture Series, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, 29 Jul.

Rising Sea Levels and Sinking Elevations

From our local SF tide gauge, the nation’s oldest continually operating tidal observation station, to the concept of global mean sea level, this lecture, presented by Assistant Professor Kate Sammler, will discuss the historical development of sea level as a vertical datum, and the geopolitical and geophysical implications of rising seas.