Natural Hazards
David A. Burton, Comments on Shepard, et al, Natural Hazards: Volume 63, Issue 2 (2012), Page 1219-1221:
Supplemental illustrations, code & data

The final publication is available at:
http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1007/s11069-012-0159-8.

DOI: 10.1007/s11069-012-0159-8

Preprint available from Nature Precedings <http://hdl.handle.net/10101/npre.2012.7067.1>
Preprint also available from arXiv:1204.0146v1 [physics.ao-ph]

(The comment is here: [.pdf], [.html], [.doc])

 

Note: Click on any graph on this web page to view a larger version.

Graph of sea level at The Battery, NYC
Sea level at The Battery, NYC, showing linear trend since ~1900 (larger) (NOAA)
 

Graph of sea level at The Battery, NYC
Sea level at Kings Point, showing linear trend (larger) (NOAA)
 
 

Graph of satellite altimeter sea level data
Satellite altimeter sea level data, showing deceleration (larger) (Aviso) (more)
 
 

Click here for a spreadsheet of 159 GLOSS-LTT tide gauges (selected by NOAA), with links added:

http://www.burtonsys.com/climate/MSL_global_trendtable1.html
 
 

Here are a few of the longer/better tide gauge records from that spreadsheet:

Graph of sea level at Wilmington, NC, USA
Sea level at Wilmington, NC, USA, showing linear trend (larger) (NOAA)
 

Graph of sea level at San Diego, CA, USA
Sea level at San Diego, CA, USA, showing linear trend (larger) (NOAA)
 

Graph of sea level at Honolulu, HI, USA
Sea level at Honolulu, HI, USA, showing linear trend (larger) (NOAA)
 

Graph of sea level at Victoria, BC, Canada
Sea level at Victoria, BC, Canada, showing linear trend (larger) (NOAA)
 

Graph of sea level at Aberdeen, UK
Sea level at Aberdeen, UK, showing linear trend since ~1890 (larger) (NOAA)
 

Graph of sea level at Warnemunde, Germany
Sea level at Warnemunde, Germany, showing linear trend (larger) (NOAA)
 

Graph of sea level at Aarhus, Denmark
Sea level at Aarhus, Denmark, showing linear trend (larger) (NOAA)
 

Graph of sea level at Sydney, Australia
Sea level at Sydney, Australia, showing linear trend (larger) (NOAA)
 

Graph of sea level at Hosojima, Japan
Sea level at Hosojima, Japan, showing linear trend (larger) (NOAA)
 

Graph of sea level at Mumbai, India
Sea level at Mumbai, India, showing linear trend (larger) (NOAA)
 
 

Church & White 2006
Church & White 2006 data, 1925-2001, minimum-variance unbiased estimator quadratic fit
regression analysis showing a small deceleration in rate of sea level rise.
(larger)
 
 

Church & White 2009
Church & White 2009 data, 1925-2007, minimum-variance unbiased estimator quadratic fit
regression analysis showing a small deceleration in rate of sea level rise.
(larger)
 
 

Church & White 2011
Church & White 2011 data, 1925-2009, minimum-variance unbiased estimator quadratic fit
regression analysis showing a very small acceleration in rate of sea level rise.
(larger)
 
 

The code and data for doing the regression analyses and other calculations alluded to in this comment, and for generating the graphs, may be downloaded here: http://www.burtonsys.com/climate/jnathaz1/codeanddata.zip  
 

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Dave Burton
Cary, NC
http://www.sealevel.info/
http://www.burtonsys.com/email/
 
Feb. 3, 2012

 
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