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> Climate Change Blog: How much are melting Glaciers and Icecaps contributing to Sea Level Rise?
Brett Anderson
post Feb 9 2012, 05:25 PM
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U.S. scientists from the University of Colorado, using a satellite that measures variations in gravity fields to measure changes in the mass of large-ice covered areas have now determined that melting glaciers and icecaps were causing sea levels to rise an average of 0.06 inches or 1.5 mm a year, according to Reuters. Combine this with the thermal expansion (water Read the full article

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