Sea Levels Rising during Maldives ‘Winter Season’: Prof. Weiqing Han

Winter season data shows a “significant sea level rise’ for Maldives, according to Professor Weiqing Han, leading author of a study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder USA.

The study combined sea surface measurements going back to the 1960s and satellite observations. It’s findings suggest that climate warming is amplifying regional sea rise changes in parts of the Indian Ocean, threatening inhabitants of some coastal areas and islands.

Other areas, such as the Seychelles, are experiencing lower sea levels.

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