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level of the ocean's surface (especially that halfway between mean high and low tide)

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Richter, 2016: Anthropogenic forcing dominates global mean sea-level rise since 1970.
The iPad shows your true height above mean sea-level.
These processes combine to produce the observed global mean sea-level rise."
For example, the scenarios of IPCC Fifth Assessment Report estimate that by 2100 global mean sea-level is likely to rise by 0.28 0.98m relative to 1986 2005.
(6-8) Increase in ocean heat content is caused by global warming, which in turn becomes a major factor of mean sea-level rise through thermal expansion of the sea water.
In 1987, at the General Assembly of the United Nations he said a mean sea-level rise of two metres, (6.5 ft.) would virtually submerge his entire country of 1,190 small islands, most of which are only slightly more than two metres above mean sea level.
There is agreement that the atmospheric [greenhouse gas concentrations] have increased globally due to human activities." The report cites "an increased tendency for both floods and droughts" and, by the year 2100, "an increase in the global mean sea-level" of from four inches to two-and-a-half feet.