Sea Level Rise Less From Greenland, More From Antarctica, Than Expected During Last Interglacial

redOrbit: During the last prolonged warm spell on Earth, the oceans were at least four meters – and possibly as much as 6.5 meters, or about 20 feet – higher than they are now. Where did all that extra water come from? Mainly from melting ice sheets on Greenland and Antarctica, and many scientists, including University of Wisconsin-Madison geoscience assistant professor Anders Carlson, have expected that Greenland was the main culprit. But Carlson's new results, published July 29 in Science, are challenging......

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