Set of annotated graphs indicating sea level change observed and projected (projections from IPCC 2001).
The CLEAN collection is hand-picked and rigorously reviewed for scientific accuracy and classroom effectiveness. Read what our review team had to say about this resource below or learn more about how CLEAN reviews teaching materials
A series of graphs that show sea levels of the recent past and future predictions on changes in sea level.
Comments from expert scientist: Resource needs more context to be useful, including attribution and locations. Sea level Rise Maps Gallery These maps represent what is known as "bathtub models" in which future global sea level rise is projected onto the present day elevation contours of a coastal region. These kinds of maps are useful only for coastal regions that are vertically stable. Many of the world's coasts are subject to vertical change (subsidence, uplift, glacial isostatic rebound or collapse). In such cases these maps can be quite misleading.
Graphs can be downloaded and used individually or as a gallery.
It is a visualization of data - how it is used is up to the teacher/learner.