Sea Level Projections (IMAGE) University of Copenhagen - Niels Bohr Institute Caption The worst-case sea level projections is shown in red. There is 95% certainty that sea level will not rise faster than this upper-limit. Purple shows the likely range of sea level rise as projected in the IPCC fifth assessment report under a scenario with rising emissions throughout the 21st century. Credit (Credit: Aslak Grinsted, NBI) Usage Restrictions (Credit: Aslak Grinsted, NBI) 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.