Sea-level rise due to polar ice-sheet mass loss during past warm periods

Authors:

Dutton A, Carlson AE, Long AJ, Milne GA, Clark PU, DeConto R, Horton BP, Rahmstorf S & Raymo ME

Journal:

Science

Volume:

349

Issue:

6244

Page number:

aaa4019-1

DOI:10.1126/science.aaa4019

Short description:

A contribution to PAGES' PALSEA2 Working Group.

Year:

2015

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11 July 2015

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10 July 2015

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Seas could rise 20ft even if governments curb warming: study
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9 July 2015

  Last Time it Was This Warm, Sea Levels Were 20 Feet Higher, Study says
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  Why the Earth’s past has scientists so worried about sea level rise
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  Global sea levels have risen six meters or more with just slight global warming
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  Sea Level Could Rise at Least 6 Meters
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  Coastal Nations, Megacities Face 20 Feet of Sea Rise
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