Melting Glaciers Raise Sea Level (image) University of Innsbruck Caption Until 2300, we can expect the sea level to rise between 25 and 42 cm due to glacier melt. With 42 cm sea level rise, most of the glaciers of the world will be gone, leaving behind only small remains in very high altitudes. Credit Ben Marzeion Usage Restrictions Use only in connection with news coverage on research results of Ben Marzeion 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.