A global analysis of subsidence, relative sea-level change and coastal flood exposure

Source: Nature.com

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 08 March 2021; doi:10.1038/s41558-021-00993-z

Land subsidence and uplift influence the rate of sea-level rise. Most coastal populations live in subsiding areas and experience average rates of relative sea-level rise three to four times faster than due to climate change alone, indicating the need for policy to address subsidence.