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.


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!!

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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