This figure shows the range of high-end global sea-level rise (metre per century) estimates published after the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4). AR4 results are shown for comparison in the three left-most columns.
Data gathered from high-end impact projections based on analysis of semi-empirical projections, paeleo-climate analogues and physical-constraint analysis
meters per century
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