Australian researchers reveal sea level data ALTERED by scientists to create false impression of rising oceans


A scientific paper published by a team of Australian researchers has revealed a startling find: Scientists at the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) have been “adjusting” historical data regarding tide levels in the Indian Ocean. Their “highly questionable” activities have depicted rapidly rising seas — but the truth is that there is no reason to be alarmed at all. Scientists have found that sea levels are stable — and have been for the entirety of the 20th century.

To put it simply, these PSMSL “scientists” have been arbitrarily changing their data in order to create the illusion of a problem that doesn’t actually exist.

According to the Australian research team, sea levels in the Indian ocean have remained stable for decades. Dr. Albert Parker and Dr. Clifford Ollier recently published their astounding research in the journal Earth Systems and Environment; their extensive research gives an in-depth look at how this massive deception was undertaken.

PSMSL “realigned” stable sea level trends

As the researchers report, there are multiple lines of evidence that show sea levels in the Indian Ocean are completely stable. Further, the scientific duo explains that the data-adjusters at PSMSL were taking “misaligned or incomplete” sea level data (which showed no rise in sea levels, or even decreasing sea levels) and “realigning” them.

As Parker and Ollier contend, “It is always highly questionable to shift data collected in the far past without any proven new supporting material.” But what makes the PSMSL’s data shifts even more questionable is the fact that older datasets were adjusted to look lower while all newer sets of sea level data were re-configured to appear higher. When these arbitrary adjustments are taken together, it creates the appearance of a significant and concerning rise in sea levels — one that is entirely artificial.

As reported:

The sea levels in India, including Mumbai, and in Karachi, Pakistan, have been recently analysed and discussed in Parker and Ollier (2015) and in Parker (2016). In both cases, it was shown that the latest positive trends in the PSMSL RLR [revised local reference, adjusted] data are only the result of arbitrary alignments, and alternative and more legitimate alignments reveal very stable sea-level conditions.

Further, the researchers state that there are even greater concerns regarding the PSMSL’s so-called findings. They wrote:

What are more dangerous are the corrections recently introduced to the past to magnify the sea-level trend or the acceleration. As shown in the prior section, the adjustments introduced by PSMSL to make the RLR [revised local reference, or adjusted data] are arbitrary in Aden, Karachi, and Mumbai.

In one instance, Parker and Ollier referenced a 1991 study which showed that sea levels in Mumbai were falling by an average of 0.3 millimeters per year between the years of 1930 and 1980. The duo states that in PSMSL’s latest report, they declare that sea levels in Mumbai were rising by 0.52 millimeters per year during the same time period.

In other words, PSMSL completely changed data collected decades ago to show an increase in sea levels, rather than the decrease that was actually reported at the time.

To sum it up, Ollier and Parker have found there is no reason to believe that sea levels are rising — and that PSMSL has been wantonly adjusting sea level data to create the appearance of a problem that doesn’t actually exist.

Scientists use real data to show sea levels are stable

The Australian researchers declared in their paper, “Contrary to the adjusted data from tide gauges and the unreliable satellite altimeter data, properly examined data from tide gauges and other sources such as coastal morphology, stratigraphy, radiocarbon dating, archaeological remains, and historical documentation indicate a lack of any alarming sea-level rise in recent decades for all the Indian Ocean.”

In other words, a non-biased look at the original data from the tide gauges indicates that there is nothing to be worried about; current sea levels are well within “normal” ranges. In fact, the pair states in the conclusion that sea levels across multiple sites of the Indian Ocean have been stable for “all of the 20th century.”

The pair of scientists also state in their paper that all key data collection points have shown a sea level rise of 0.0 millimeters for at least the last 50 years — which is an indicator of stability in ocean levels.

recent report by NASA even showed that sea levels are actually taking a downward turn for the last few years — findings that lie in stark contrast to PSMSL’s alarmist report on sea level data.

There has been much controversy and fanfare over the alleged threat of rising sea levels, but it seems that much of this excitement is based on fiction rather than reality.

Ultimately, Parker and Ollier concluded that sea levels are, and have been, quite stable during the past century.

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Photo Credit: envirowatchrangitikei (coast at Paekakariki)

12 thoughts on “Australian researchers reveal sea level data ALTERED by scientists to create false impression of rising oceans”

  1. I don’t know about this date or other studies…. but I live on a small bay on the Atlantic Ocean and here’s what I see –
    in 5 years the coast line has crept up somehow about 10 feet or more –
    I was hit with 2 cat 5 hurricanes 75 years earlier than any such thing was expected (after Hurricane Louise).
    My home was hit with 241 mph wind – that had it stuck around many minutes longer would have blown me to atoms.
    All the “beach” is filled with washed up plastic and bleached white coral.
    The direction of the waves has changed in the last 5 years by 15 to 25 degrees.
    Butterfly migration en route to S. America is down over 95%.
    Our pelicans moved away or died.
    Our honey bees are struggling.
    Our bat pop. is down about 75 or 80% (by visual observation).
    Odd constant wind may have blown away mosquitoes – or maybe their pop. is down too.
    These are just first hand and not scientific but something dramatic is happening.
    Neighbors thing everything is dandy.

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      1. yeah – I do think they mess with the weather … but the impact from all these years of pollution may be taking a big toll.

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    1. you may have noticed sea and wind erosion by the coast, that is not the same as sea level rising. The human population in the past has been more mobile and not build permanent houses at coastal level so we are going to see problems with that, rather than actual sea level rise. This data fits with the issue that islands like Kiribati are sinking (due to high population using up their aquifers) rather than sea level rising. The end result is that their islands are inundated but they blame the rest of the world. The animals are dying through loss of habitat and over use of chemicals as well as plastic pollution, over-fishing hence loss of food sources, and others. We have always had ‘extreme’ weather events, I used to live in the tropics so got used to terrible destructive hurricanes. here in NZ we can get massive rain falls, which used to be OK because forest was here to hold all in place, now entire hillsides collapse because of pine plantations and grass instead of forest. No forest = no birds, no nutrient cycle from the sea via bird pooh, no insects, reduced mycocylium to hold soil, and so on. Its a complete catastrophe and we are in for a rough time, humans and animals and plants, we need to take better care otherwise ….well, I don’t know what happens next 😦

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      1. the loss of insects has to affect everything …
        yes- the shore may be just changing from erosion. I think locally it has to do with the shift in the direction of the waves.

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  2. The late John Daly (1943 – 2004), was debunking this sea level rise hysteria on his blog, Still Waiting for Greenhouse, many years back.. He did a rather lengthy article in 2 parts on the mean sea level benchmark carved into the rock at water’s edge (in 1841) on the Isle of the Dead near Port Arthur in Tasmania. (The small island is so named as it is adjacent to a prison graveyard.) The conclusion from his article is that the level of the sea did change in the mid 1800s, but has not noticeably changed since the late 1800s.

    Here is the link:

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