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Sea Level Rise is Accelerating

The acceleration has been driven mainly by increased ice melting in Greenland and Antarctica, and it has the potential to double the total sea level rise projected by 2100.


NASA Scientific Visualization Studio images by Kel Elkins, using data from JASON-1, JASON-2, and TOPEX/Poseidon. Story by Katie Weeman, CIRES, and Patrick Lynch, NASA GSFC. Edited by Mike Carlowicz.

Published February 19, 2018
Data acquired 1992 - 2014

Sources:
JASON-1
JASON-2
TOPEX/Poseidon