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Global Sea Level Observing System


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An international programme aimed at obtaining accurate data on global and regional sea levels for various purposes, including long-term studies of climatic change. Satellite altimetry is employed to compensate for changes in the elevation of recording sites through geological processes, using signals from the Global Positioning System satellites to define the position of sites in a global reference frame.

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