Sea Level Changes: Shorelines, Types & Impact


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What is an emergent shoreline?

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1. What is a submergent shoreline?

2. What is a eustatic change?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When you answer the questions included on this quiz and worksheet, you'll assess your understanding of sea level changes. A few of the topics covered include submergent shorelines and isostatic change.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to see how well you know:

  • Submergent and emergent shorelines
  • Eustatic change
  • Isostatic change
  • How climate change affects sea levels

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions on emergent and submergent shorelines
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sea level change lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding changes in sea level

Additional Learning

If you'd like to study this topic in greater detail, check out our lesson called Sea Level Changes: Shorelines, Types & Impact. You should be able to complete the following once you finish this lesson:

  • Explain what a shoreline is
  • Detail what causes erosion
  • Give an example of an emergent shoreline