Sea Level Variations in the Northwest Mediterranean During Roman Times

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Science  29 Oct 1976:
Vol. 194, Issue 4264, pp. 519-521
DOI: 10.1126/science.194.4264.519


Archeological remains indicate an average rise of sea level of 7.5 centimeters per 100 years from 300 B.C. to A.D. 150. At A.D. 0 mean sea level was about 0.5 meter below the present value. Eustatic fluctuations have not exceeded 0.15 meter.