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The long future of Antarctic melting


Simulations show that melting of the Antarctic ice sheet in response to climate change could raise the global sea level by up to 3 metres by the year 2300 and continue for thousands of years thereafter. See Letter p.421

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Figure 1: Ice-shelf collapse.

Ted Scambos, National Snow and Ice Data Centre


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Robel, A. The long future of Antarctic melting. Nature 526, 327–328 (2015).

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