Scientists Say Sea Level Will Rise One Foot In The Next Two Years

SIGNIFIGANT RISE IN SEA LEVEL NOW SEEMS CERTAIN By ERIK ECKHOLM

Published: February 18, 1986

MANY scientists are so sure that the sea level will rise visibly in the coming decades that they are advising planners to adopt new strategies now. A predicted rise in sea level of one foot within the next 30 to 40 years will drive much of the Atlantic and Gulf shoreline inward by a hundred feet and some of it by more than a thousand feet, according to marine geologists.

SIGNIFIGANT RISE IN SEA LEVEL NOW SEEMS CERTAIN – NYTimes.com

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3 Responses to Scientists Say Sea Level Will Rise One Foot In The Next Two Years

  1. northernont says:

    Perhaps the NY Times should change the headline of the story to a more appropriate name. I suggest this… SIGNIFIGANT RISE IN SEA LEVEL FUNDING NOW SEEMS CERTAIN – NYTimes.com

  2. Steven, When I was in grade school we learned about how floating ice has already displaced all of the water so that when it melts there is no rise in the water level. Isn’t the majority of the arctic ice cap floating?

  3. Billy Liar says:

    Steve Goddard Jr will be posting the same thing in 2050.

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