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Name: Tim
Status: Educator
Grade: 9-12
Location: PA
Country: United States
Date: January 2008

How can I find future estimates of ocean levels? Are there any sites on the Internet that you are aware of that graphically show these estimates? I am particularly interested in the United States but also the entire Earth. Thank you for any information that you may be able to provide me.


There are some great resources on the Internet that show and describe sea level changes.

Try the flood mapping site

The Wikipedia page for sea level rise

(note that sea level has been rising steadily for thousands of years, not just recently)

Also see the USA sea level data at

Note that North of above about 50 degrees latitude the sea level is dropping, consistent with the article referenced below.

This article confirms lowering Arctic sea level:

David R. Cook
Climate Research Section
Environmental Science Division
Argonne National Laboratory

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