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Sea levels may rise much higher, says fossil study


July 16th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) Sea levels may rise much higher than previously thought, suggests a new study on fossil corals, which shows how warmer climes in the past promoted dramatic ... Read more...

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Sea levels might rise or fall if warming continues


September 12th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Sea levels might rise or fall if the trend of more recent warming continues unabated, as in the past, during a period known as the Last ... Read more...

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Is El Nino causing ice to melt at the South Pole?


October 30th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Scientists at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences believe that the climate phenomenon El Nino may be causing ice at the South Pole to melt.The year-by-year change ... Read more...

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Churning of Earth’s molten interior behind sea level changes


August 16th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 16 (ANI): An Australian expert has said that the churning of the Earth's molten interior may have played a vital role in sea level change over the past two to ... Read more...

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Sea levels rising in parts of Indian Ocean: Experts


July 14th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Humans-induced greenhouse gases are increasing sea levels in parts of the Indian Ocean, say experts.The climate change is amplifying regional sea rise changes in Bay of Bengal, the ... Read more...

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Models of sea level change during ice-age cycles challenged


February 12th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new research has challenged theories about the rates of ice accumulation and melting during the Quaternary Period - the time interval ranging from 2.6 million years ago ... Read more...

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Sea level data spanning 35 million years pulled from 6,000-foot hole


January 27th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 27 (ANI): A team of scientists has drilled more than 6,000 feet into the Earth's crust, making it the deepest hole in scientific ocean drilling history, which has retrieved a ... Read more...

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North Carolina sea levels rising 3 times faster than in previous 500 years


October 29th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): An international team of environmental scientists has shown that sea-level rise in North Carolina in the US is three times higher than the rate of sea-level rise during ... Read more...

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Rising sea levels increasing risk of flooding along England’s south coast


October 10th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Southampton, UK, has found that sea levels have been rising across the south coast of England over the past ... Read more...

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ESA’s satellite sends data for development of best gravity map ever


October 1st, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, October 1 (ANI): Reports indicate that the European Space Agency's (ESA's) GOCE (Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer) has started sending data that will lead to the development of the ... Read more...

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Antarctica’s plumbing system more dynamic than previously believed


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Scientists, using space-based lasers on a NASA satellite have created the most comprehensive inventory of lakes that actively drain or fill under Antarctica's ice, which has revealed a ... Read more...

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Ancient Ice Age lasted for 30 million years


June 17th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has investigated the climate of planet Earth as it was 440 million years ago, and have found that an ancient ... Read more...

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Sea level has risen by 20 mm from 1955-2008


February 17th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has determined that the observed ocean warming has contributed approximately 20 mm to global average sea level for the time period ... Read more...

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Collapse of West Antarctic Ice Sheet may pose threat to nations in southern Indian Ocean


February 6th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): University of Toronto geophysicists have predicted that following the collapse of West Antarctic Ice Sheet, the coastlines of North America and of nations in the southern Indian ... Read more...

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Joint NASA-French Satellite will track trends in sea level and climate


May 21st, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A joint NASA-French satellite that would track trends in sea level and climate, is undergoing final preparations for a June 15 launch from Californias Vandenberg Air Force ... Read more...

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80 millions years ago, global sea levels were 560 feet higher than today


March 7th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 7 (ANI): A new study of 80 millions years ago, has suggested that global sea levels were roughly 560 feet (170 meters) higher than they are today and might plunge ... Read more...

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