Seas could rise much faster

| 01/09/2008

(ENN): The controversial view that sea levels could riseat a rate of more than 1 metre per century has found support from a new study of a long-melted ice sheet. In reconstructing the events at the end of the last ice age, Anders Carlson of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and colleagues found that the Laurentide ice sheet, which covered most of North America between 95,000 and 7000 years ago, rapidly disintegrated. Go to article.

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