Extreme Sea-Level Rise (IMAGE) Rutgers University Caption Scientists boarding the D/V JOIDES Resolution off New Jersey in 1993. The sea level in an ice-free world would be 66 meters (216.5 feet) higher than now - shoulder-high to the Statue of Liberty. Credit Kenneth G. Miller, James V. Browning and Gregory S. Mountain Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content 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.