The sea level on the coastline south of Cape Hatteras rose much faster than the long-term rate of global increase between 2011 and 2015, new research has found. The scientists discovered that two atmospheric patterns -- El Nino and the North Atlantic Oscillation -- may have been responsible for the rapid increase in this area.
Study: Southeastern US saw rapid sea-level rise
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