Fluctuation in Sea-Level and Associated Morphological Response: Examples from Denmark

Christian Christiansen, Jens Tyge Møller & Jørgen Nielsen
Data from tide gauges in Denmark show diverging trends in mean sea-level during the past 90 years. Stations in the northern parts of the country have a falling trend (—0.39 mm/y in Hirtshals) while stations in the southern part of the country have a rising trend (+1.08 mm/y in Fredericia). This regional disparity can be partly explained by isostatic uplift of the northern part of the country. There is also a marked seasonal fluctuation in...