I din’t think about this, but some people did. The density of fresh water is less than salt water so melting fresh water ice would cause a slight increase in sea level.
Category Archives: Sea-Level Rise
Can I also put in a word here–rising seas could be part of a long,long term phenomenon, that goes back to the last ice age, but what about the settling factor? HUUUH?
A new study says the previous estimates of sea level rise from Antarctic ice sheet melt/collapse may underestimate the effect. Continue reading
The science and technologies are already available to stop climate change. All we need is zero global emissions by mid century. Continue reading
A sampling of the reports on sea level rise. Pick your scare. There seems to be some variability in the times and rates of sea level rise. Continue reading
Measurements say 1.6 mm/yr and satellite altimetry (adjusted) say 3.2 mm/yr. Continue reading