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Antarctic ice models “not correct”, sea level rise “complicated”

There’s some surprising reaction to the press release we covered on WUWT recently. Here’s some excerpts: Knowing how the massive ice sheets atop  Antarctica and Greenland work is key to predicting how global warming could raise sea  levels and flood … Continue reading ?
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Study shows rapid warming on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

COLUMBUS, Ohio—In a discovery that raises further concerns about the future contribution of Antarctica to sea level rise, a new study finds that the western part of the ice sheet is experiencing nearly twice as much warming as previ... Read Post

How meltwater on Greenland's ice sheet contributes to rising sea levels

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 weeks ago)

As the largest single chunk of melting snow and ice in the world, the massive ice sheet that covers about 80 percent of Greenland is recognized as the biggest potential contributor to rising sea levels due to glacial meltwater. Unti... Read Post

Melting Threat From West Antarctic Ice Sheet May Be Less Than Expected; But U.S. Coastal Cities At Risk

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

While a total or partial collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet as a result of warming would not raise global sea levels as high as some predict, levels on the US seaboards would rise 25 percent more than the global average and th... Read Post


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