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18th September 2019, 06:19 PM
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Floating ice displaces the same volume of water as liquid water, so
there is no difference in sea level
NSIDC: Melting of Floating Ice Will Raise Sea Level
In a paper titled "The Melting of Floating Ice will Raise the Ocean Level" submitted to Geophysical Journal International, Noerdlinger demonstrates that
melt water from sea ice and floating ice shelves could add 2.6% more water to the ocean than the water displaced by the ice
, or the equivalent of approximately 4 centimeters (1.57 inches) of sea-level rise.
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