Sea-levels Sentence Examples
As early as the middle of the 15th century Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) recognized in seashells as well as in the teeth of marine fishes proofs of ancient sea-levels on what are now the summits of the Apennines.
The climate is changing, bringing with it threats of rising sea levels and worsening droughts and floods.
Experts predict an exodus of millions from low-lying countries like Bangladesh if sea levels rise by just three feet (a meter ).
Higher sea levels could inundate small islands, flood coastal lowlands, and erode sand dunes.
And where more and more may be threatened by rising sea levels and flooding rivers.Advertisement
About 110 million years ago, rising sea levels flooded southern England, and a shallow lagoon formed.
The high sea levels of the time meant there was little exposed land, so little terrigenous debris entered the sea.
These scientists think that global warming may lead to more extreme weather such as dry spells, intense rain, hurricanes and increased heat, which results in glacier melting and an increase in sea levels.
When this occurs, sea levels rise and weather patterns change.
Of course all this ice turns to water, which means that sea levels will rise.Advertisement
The global sea levels have risen between four and eight inches in the last century, and if this continues, communities that occupy low lying regions along the coasts risk devastating flooding.
As the planet's mean temperatures rise, weather patterns are changing, sea levels are rising, and ecosystems are falling apart.
The effect of rising sea levels is catastrophic on smaller islands and coastlines, causing displacement of populations and coastal flooding.
With the melting of the polar ice caps, the sea levels have begun to rise.
Scientists are predicting that sea levels on the East Coast will be affected by two huge sheets of ice that are melting in Antarctica and Greenland.Advertisement