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Antarctica’s Springy Bedrock Could Make Sea Level Rise Even Worse – Gizmodo

Look out world—the ice sheet is coming. New research says that the total collapse of a crucial ice sheet in Antarctica could mean that sea levels would rise an…

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Look out worldthe ice sheet is coming. New research says that the total collapse of a crucial ice sheet in Antarctica could mean that sea levels would rise an additional 30% more than scientists currently predict.
The study, published Friday in Science Advances, deals with how the melting ice on the West Antarctic ice sheet will impact the Earths crust below. Current predictions say that the ice sheet will increase sea level rise by 10.8 feet (3.3 meters) if it melts fully over the next 1,000 years,…

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