Get Global Mean Sea Levels

version 3.0.1 (84.3 KB) by Chad Greene
Acquire time series of global mean sea levels from 1992 to present.

960 Downloads

Updated Mon, 20 May 2019 15:05:20 +0000

View License

[gmsl,year_vec] = get_gmsl retrieves global mean sea level data from 1992 to present. get_gmsl_ns is functionally identical, but with seasonal signals removed.

INPUTS: none

OUTPUTS:
gmsl = global mean sea level array
year_vec = corresponding years

TWO-LINE EXAMPLE:
[sealevels,datearray] = get_gmsl;
plot(datearray,sealevels)

The example file provided in the package (global_mean_sea_level_plotter.m) uses get_gmsl and get_gmsl_ns to plot globally-averaged sea levels from 1992 to present and compute a linear least-squares fit for to the data.

Data are retrieved from the University of Colorado Sea Level Research Group website, http://sealevel.colorado.edu/. If you use this data set, please cite the following:
Nerem, R. S., D. Chambers, C. Choe, and G. T. Mitchum. "Estimating Mean Sea Level Change from the TOPEX and Jason Altimeter Missions." Marine Geodesy 33, no. 1 supp 1 (2010): 435.

An internet connection is required for use of these functions.

Cite As

Chad Greene (2022). Get Global Mean Sea Levels (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/37934-get-global-mean-sea-levels), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2011a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

Community Treasure Hunt

Find the treasures in MATLAB Central and discover how the community can help you!

Start Hunting!