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Sea Levels Have Risen 400 Feet Since Last Ice Age

Created on April 22, 2016

Sea Levels Have Risen 400 Feet Since Last Ice Age


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Note: This dataset was constructed to provide consistency between estimated temperatures and glacial ice loss. Though broadly accurate, data limitations and the constraints of consistency between multiple data series render a sea-level rise chart showing smoother increases than were likely to have been the case in reality.Source: R. Bintanja and R.S.W. van de Wal, “Global 3Ma Temperature, Sea Level, and Ice Volume Reconstructions,” National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, August 14, 2008, https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/study/11933 (accessed April 5, 2016).

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