Eurasian ice sheet collapse raised seas eight metres: study

Eurasian ice sheet collapse raised seas eight metres: study


Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

Excerpts;

The study showed that the entire Eurasian ice sheet melted in a matter of a few centuries, adding more than four centimetres to sea levels annually—around 4.5-7.9 metres in total.

Ice sheets melting or breaking away as global temperatures rise are subject to what climate scientists term temperature “tipping points”.

Many researchers fear that the ice sheets in Greenland and West Antarctica will continue to melt even if warming is slowed as carbon emissions are cut…

Read Full Article, PhysOrg (04-20-2020)

Coastal Care

Related Posts

We packed long underwear and never wore it’: Arctic scientists shocked at warming

We packed long underwear and never wore it’: Arctic scientists shocked at warming

Hurricane season: Record number of named Atlantic storms

Hurricane season: Record number of named Atlantic storms

Norway’s Supreme Court Hears Rights Challenge to Arctic Oil Drilling

Norway’s Supreme Court Hears Rights Challenge to Arctic Oil Drilling

Racing for a good cause – When skippers give real meaning to their performance

Racing for a good cause – When skippers give real meaning to their performance

SAF Video

Beach of the Month

Photo of the Month

Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

Coastal Care Junior

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.