Climate: Land areas storing more water, slowing sea level rise

Summit County: As crucial as it is for the future of humanity, calculating the rate of sea level rise has never been easy, and new measurements by NASA satellites have added a new twist to the equation. Careful study of the data from NASA`s twin NASA`s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites helped show how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level rise. In the past decade, Earth`s land masses have soaked up an extra 3.2 trillion tons of water......

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