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Heat Expansion Of Oceans "Underestimated"

29.01.2016
29.01.2016 10:40 Age: 1 year

We have underestimated how much the heat-related expansion of the water mass in the oceans contributes to a global rise in sea level, claim researchers

Click to enlarge. Roelof Rietbroek with a global illustration of the rise in sea levels on his computer monitor. The various colors represent different levels. Courtesy and copyright: Johannes Seiler/Uni Bonn

 

From the University of Bonn



Effect is twice as large as the melting ice masses in Greenland



Risk of storm surges could increase significantly



Significance

Abstract

Citation

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Source

University of Bonn news release here.