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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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Sea level rise forecasts helped by insights into glacier melting

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (10 months ago)

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

Greenland Ice Sheet more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (8 hours ago)

A new study finds that the Greenland Ice Sheet, which covers 1.7 million square kilometers and contains enough ice to raise sea levels worldwide by seven meters, is less stable and more sensitive to climate change than previously th... 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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