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Why sea level is rising faster in the Southeast

With sea levels rising around the world due to thermal expansion of ocean water and melting of polar ice, you might expect the sea level to be rising equally everywhere, since all the oceans are connected. However, there are local areas where sea level is rising faster than others due to effects of land movement, ocean current shifts, and other factors. This article from Yale Environment 360 describes why the East Coast is experiencing more sea level rise than some other regions. You can read it at https://e360.yale.edu/features/flooding-hot-spots-why-seas-are-rising-faster-on-the-u.s.-east-coast.

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