US Southern and Gulf Coasts with Sea Level Rise (image) University of Arizona Share Print E-Mail Caption This map shows where increases in sea level could affect the southern and Gulf coasts of the US. The colors indicate areas along the coast that are elevations of 1 meter or less (russet) or 6 meters or less (yellow) and have connectivity to the sea. Credit Jeremy Weiss, University of Arizona. Usage Restrictions This photo may be used only to illustrate a story about the research described in the accompanying release, Rising Seas Will Affect Major U.S. Coastal Cities by 2100. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.