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Topic: nasa.gov/scientific-consensus
Replies: 111   Last Post: Jun 18, 2014 1:15 PM

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 Greg Goss Posts: 138 Registered: 6/8/09
Re: nasa.gov/scientific-consensus
Posted: Jun 5, 2014 3:20 PM

David Hartley <me9@privacy.net> wrote:

>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"?
>

I think that the confusion here is between an "interglacial" and an
"unglaciated" era. Not all of the glaciers disappear in an
interglacial period.
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