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June 6, 2018
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What happens when the water rises?

Q&A with DGS officials provides insight into sea level rise Societal concerns about climate change, severe weather and rising seas are raising questions about readiness across the globe. Extreme weather events this year such as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria … Continue reading

November 16, 2015
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Burning remaining fossil fuel could cause 60-meter sea level rise

Washington, DC—New work from an international team including Carnegie’s Ken Caldeira demonstrates that the planet’s remaining fossil fuel resources would be sufficient to melt nearly all of Antarctica if burned, leading to a 50- or 60-meter (160- to 200-foot) rise … Continue reading

July 10, 2014
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Researchers Find Major West Antarctic Glacier Melting from Geothermal Sources

AUSTIN, Texas — Thwaites Glacier, the large, rapidly changing outlet of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, is not only being eroded by the ocean, it’s being melted from below by geothermal heat, researchers at the Institute for Geophysics at The … Continue reading

May 27, 2014
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Hidden Greenland Canyons Mean More Sea Level Rise

Scientists at NASA and the University of California, Irvine (UCI), have found that canyons under Greenland’s ocean-feeding glaciers are deeper and longer than previously thought, increasing the amount of Greenland’s estimated contribution to future sea level rise. “The glaciers of … Continue reading

March 7, 2014
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Weltkulturerbe durch Klimawandel bedroht

Von der Freiheitsstatue in New York über den Tower of London bis hin zum Opernhaus in Sydney – vom Anstieg des Meeresspiegels sind nicht nur Siedlungsräume großer Teile der Weltbevölkerung an den Küsten betroffen, sondern auch zahlreiche Stätten des UNESCO … Continue reading

February 13, 2014
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A Look Back and Ahead at Greenland’s Changing Climate

Over the past two decades, ice loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet increased four-fold contributing to one-quarter of global sea level rise. However, the chain of events and physical processes that contributed to it has remained elusive. One likely trigger … Continue reading

December 16, 2013
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Post-Sandy Survey Shows a Polluted but Generally Intact Barrier System off Long Island

AUSTIN, Texas — As coastal communities continue to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, scientists at last week’s annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union offer some encouraging news: The storm did not seriously damage the offshore barrier system … Continue reading