A uniform worldwide change in sea level.
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.
A uniform, worldwide change in the water level of the oceans.
Origin of eustasy
- From eustatic of eustasy from German eustatisch eu– stat(o)– -isch adj. suff.
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek εὖ (eu, “well, good”) + Ancient Greek στάσις (stasis, “standing”)