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
University of Bonn news release here.