Eustasy



[yoo-stuh-see] /ˈyu stə si/

noun, plural eustasies. Geology.
1.
any uniformly global change of sea level that may reflect a change in the quantity of water in the ocean, or a change in the shape and capacity of the ocean basins.
eustasy
(y’stə-sē)

A uniform worldwide change in sea level caused especially by fluctuations in the amount of water taken up by continental and polar icecaps, or by a change in the capacity of ocean basins.

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