Sunday, June 03, 2007

Sea Level May Be Rising

ScienceDaily: Greenland Has Experienced A Significant Loss Of Ice, NASA Research Shows
. . . ice sheets and glaciers like those on Greenland are changing provide an indirect measure of sea-level changes and indicate trends in world climate . . . . major glaciers have sped up since the turn of the century, with documented thinning from 65 to nearly 100 feet per year.
It has been estimated that a 9-inch change in the average height of the central Greenland ice sheet would result in a .12-inch change in the sea level of the world's oceans.

3 comments:

Greenearth said...

The drought in Australia has been linked to the delicate climate balance we have here being impacted by the icecaps melting.

Mike M said...

Great blog!! I will be back for more!!
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CyberCelt said...

@greenearth-May you have rain, lots of rain and soon.

@mike M-Thank you for visiting. Come again. I cannot wait to view the Experiment story. You are brave.

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