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P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
A rise of the water level relative to the land, so that areas that were formerly dry land become inundated; it is the result either of the sinking of the land or a net rise in sea level.
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US, Environmental Protection Agency
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sea level
surface water level
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