The debate over predictions of sea level rise in a greenhouse world has hit the headlines recently as state and local government planners make decisions on coastal zoning that affect people's lives and property values.
The controversy underlines the urgent need for good data to firm up predictions and guide decisions.
The article brings together the observations of past ocean history collected by the IODP together with the near real time observing done by IMOS, and highlights the need to sustain these observations
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The Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) aims to solve global scientific problems by taking continuous core of rocks and sediments at a great variety of sites in the world's oceans.