Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 25, 2019

Melting small glaciers could add 10 inches to sea level by 2100 

Earthsky reports

According to a new analysis, glaciers worldwide are projected to lose anywhere from 18 to 36 percent of their mass by 2100, resulting in almost 10 inches (25 cm) of sea level rise. That’s without any contribution from melting of the vast Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, which were not included in the study. According the researchers, the behavior of smaller glaciers requires modeling methods unlike those for the major ice sheets.

Read full article at Melting small glaciers could add 10 inches to sea level by 2100 | Earth | EarthSky


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