Sea Level Rise in the Last Century Revised

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05 May 2004 - 18 Jan 2016
The 20th century rate for sea level rise is close to 2 mm/yr. Most of this is due to mass increase -- presumably melting of continental ice -- rather than the conventional explanation of ocean warming expanding the volume of the oceans. Download an excellent presentation of the current status of knowledge by NOAA's Dr. Laury Miller of the NESDIS Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry.