Century of sea level rise

Is sea level rise real?

At a rate of a width of a nickel per year its hard to tell.


Those nickels add up over time to be sure.

Down at Key West the water’s edge has risen 9 inches over the past 100 years. (Graph is courtesy of NOAA.)


Locally, the gulf rises 2-4 ft twice per day, but it always falls back down in between. In particular its fun to walk around during low tide.

If you’re lucky you might even find a nickel.

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