TABLE C.3 Adjusted Rates of Relative Sea-Level Rise for High, Medium, and Low Ice Loss Rates

Region Low-Range Estimate (mm yr-1) Mid-Range Estimate (mm yr-1) High-Range Estimate (mm yr-1)
North coast 0.07 0.46 0.86
Central coast 0.07 0.60 1.14
South coast 0.06 0.68 1.30

 

 

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