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NASA notes sea level is falling in press release – but calls it a “Pothole on Road to Higher Seas”

From the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab An Update from NASA’s Sea Level Sentinels: Like mercury in a thermometer, ocean waters expand as they warm. This, along with melting glaciers and ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica, drives sea levels higher … Continue reading ?
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NASA to do summer aerial melt watch for Greenland

Academics / General Science : Watts Up With That? (last year)

NASA Begins Airborne Campaign to Map Greenland Ice Sheet Summer Melt For the first time, a NASA airborne campaign will measure changes in the height of the Greenland Ice Sheet and surrounding Arctic sea ice produced by a single seas... Read Post

Sea level rise forecasts helped by insights into glacier melting

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (last year)

Predictions of sea level rise could become more accurate, thanks to new insight into how glacier movement is affected by melting ice in summer. Studies of the Greenland ice sheet, including during a record warm summer, are helping s... Read Post

NASA satellites detect pothole on road to higher seas

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Like mercury in a thermometer, ocean waters expand as they warm. This, along with melting glaciers and ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica, drives sea levels higher over the long term. For the past 18 years, the U.S./French Jason... Read Post


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