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Will inland rivers such as those in northern Mississippi flood if sea levels rise?

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October 14, 2011 10:50AM

No, rivers will flood at low-lying area near their mouths, where the sea levels will rise. The height of river water depends on the rainfall received into the watershed. If sea level rises, that will have no effect on flow rate upstream.