In sci.physics kefischer <email@example.com> wrote: ... > Why is it taking so long for all > the melt water to get to the oceans, > 2 or 3 mm a year is not out of the > ordinary.
Oh, sure. 1-2 mm/yr c1900, 2-3 mm/yr c2000 -- It's starting to compare favourably to the last time the ice sheets melted.
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/12/101201120605.htm 4 Dec 2010 ... Southampton researchers have estimated that sea-level rose by an average of about 1 metre per century at the end of the last Ice Age, ...
-- >According to reports from AccuWeather, the sweltering coastal China town of Shanghai hit a new all-time record high temperature of 105.8 degrees Fahrenheit (41 degrees C) on Tuesday. But this marker may just be a milepost to what is predicted to be a 107-108 degree scorcher on Wednesday and Friday. With humidity predicted to be around 50% and barometric pressure readings expected to hit 1005 millibars, these represent extraordinarily dangerous conditions.
Ordinary weather in Pasadena; -- emoneyjoe <emon...@iglou.com>, 10 Oct 2013 [aka Joe Fischer firstname.lastname@example.org]