Climate Change part 1: Sea Level Change

Adam Novotny
Dec 15, 2019 · 1 min read

After reading many articles about climate change, I decided to start doing a technical deep dive and study the data. In the first part, I will just locate and visualize sea level data.

To begin with, I looked at data from NOAA focused on sea level rise calculated from satellite images. The data is here.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TOPEX/Poseidon

The satellite missions collecting the data are no less interesting. The initial mission TOPEX/Poseidon was followed up by Jason-1, Jason-2, and Jason-3.

The data appears convincing:

and descriptive stats:

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