Eustatic sea level rate

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Definition of Eustatic sea level rate:
The worldwide change of sea level elevation with time. The changes are due to such causes as glacial melting or formation, thermal expansion or contraction of sea water, etc.[1].
This is the common definition for Eustatic sea level rate, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, 2000, Silver Spring, MD, Tide and Current Glossary