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The Rates of Sea Level Rise

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The graph shows satellite measurements of global sea level rise since 2000. 

(mm = millimetres)

the rates of sea level rise chart

a) Draw a line of best fit through the data between 1993 and 2010, and work out the rate of global sea level rise.

[3 marks]

b) Draw a line of best fit through the data between 2010 and 2018, and work out the rate of global sea level rise. 

[3 marks]

c) What does the difference between the rate in part b) and the rate in part c) tell us about how global sea level rise is changing? 

[1 mark]

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