Projected global average sea level rise

Figure Created 12 Nov 2009 Published 12 Nov 2009 Last modified 24 May 2017
Note: Thermal expansion and land ice changes were calculated using a simple climate model calibrated separately for each of seven air/ocean global climate models (AOGCMs)



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Projections are for the six IPCC (SRES) scenarios. Light shading shows range of all models and scenarios. The dark lines include also the uncertanties in changes of land-ice, permafrost and sediment deposition.

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