Change in the height of a 50-year return period extreme water level event to the end of the 21st century for different scenarios

Figure Created 12 Nov 2009 Published 12 Nov 2009 Last modified 24 May 2017
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The water level is measured relative to the present day tide, due to changes in atmospheric storminess, an increase in mean sea level and vertical land movements



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Results are shown for the (left) A2 scenario and (right) B2 scenario, used model HadRM3H. A 50-year return period means the average probability of occurrence of two events in 100 years.

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