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https://doi.org/10.5194/os-19-991-2023
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-19-991-2023
Research article
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06 Jul 2023
Research article |  | 06 Jul 2023

The acceleration of sea-level rise along the coast of the Netherlands started in the 1960s

Iris Keizer, Dewi Le Bars, Cees de Valk, André Jüling, Roderik van de Wal, and Sybren Drijfhout

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Using tide gauge observations, we show that the acceleration of sea-level rise (SLR) along the coast of the Netherlands started in the 1960s but was masked by wind field and nodal-tide variations. This finding aligns with global SLR observations and expectations based on a physical understanding of SLR related to global warming.