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Rising Ocean Levels

Alessia Kirkland

The global ocean covers 71% of the Earth's surface and contains around 97% of the Earth's water. Even a small change in the ocean levels - for example, from rapidly melting ice sheets- can have a significant impact. (For more on how photonics is being used to track global environmental change, see this month's cover story, “Photonics Tracks Global Environmental Change.”)

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Publish Date: 01 November 2019


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