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Topic: nasa.gov/scientific-consensus
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 David Hartley Posts: 463 Registered: 12/13/04
Re: nasa.gov/scientific-consensus
Posted: Jun 5, 2014 1:18 PM

In message <lmq6ir\$lte\$1@dont-email.me>, Lynn McGuire <lmc@winsim.com>
writes
>>>> Further, get your facts straight. The Greenland icecap would raise sea
>>>> levels by 7 meters. Antarctica would raise it by about 60 meters. To
>>>> put this in perspective, the normal sea level difference between an
>>>> interglacial and a glacial maximum is about 120 meters.

>>>
>>> Isn't there about 100 meters of water in the North
>>> Sea?
>>>
>>> Wasn't the North Sea dry land during the last
>>> glacial maximum?
>>>
>>> The math for your interglacial and glacial math
>>> needs a few more meters.

>>
>> If there is 100 meters of water in the North Sea and it was dry land
>> during the last glacial maximum that would be consistent with 120 meters
>> of sea level change.
>>
>> I'm quoting fairl well accepted numbers, I didn't calculate them.

>
>North Sea Rise = 100 meters
>
>Greenland icecap = 7 meters
>
>Antarctica ice cap = 60 meters
>
>Difference between interglacial and glacial maximum =
>100 + 7 + 60 = 167 meters

Do the ice caps melt completely in a "normal inter-glacial"?

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David Hartley

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