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Melting glaciers and ice caps

Nature Geoscience volume 4, pages 7172 (2011) | Download Citation

The contribution of glaciers and ice caps to global sea-level rise is uncertain: they are incompletely counted and the calculation is challenging. A new estimate from the best available data suggests a contribution of about 12 cm by 2100.

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  1. Frank Paul is at the University of Zurich, Winterthurerstr. 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland.  frank.paul@geo.uzh.ch

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