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Posted on 01/18/2010 2:47:33 PM PST by Former MSM Viewer

There are 140,000,000 sq miles of oceans.

I want to calculate how many acre/feet or in this case sq mile/ft of water would be needed to raise the level of the sea 1'.

One acre/foot is the amount of water it takes to cover 1 acre 1' deep, which is about 323,000 gallons.

There are 640 acres in 1 sq mile.

To raise 1 sq mile 1', it would take 323,000 X 640= 206,720,000 gallons.

There are approximately 140 million sq miles of ocean on our Blue planet.

To raise 140 million sq miles 1' it would take 140,000,000 X 206,720,000=

28,940,800,000,000,000 gallons.

This is where I need some mathematical help.

What is the volume in cu ft or how many Mt Everests = almost 29 quadrillion gallons of water.

Remember, 29 qualdrillion gallons will only raise the seas 1'. The Global Warming crowd says the seas will rise over 6' if we dont pay up...

TOPICS: Science
KEYWORDS: fraud; warming
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where is all this water supposed to come from?
1 posted on 01/18/2010 2:47:34 PM PST by Former MSM Viewer

To: Former MSM Viewer

One gallon equals 0.1336806 cubic feet.

2 posted on 01/18/2010 2:49:10 PM PST by lacrew (The 274th trimester is a very late procedure)

To: Former MSM Viewer

Antarctica has about 7 million cubic miles of ice. That’s 7.7 quintillion gallons.

3 posted on 01/18/2010 2:50:41 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Gore is the fifth horseman of the apocalypse. He rides an icy horse bringing cold wherever he goes.)

To: Former MSM Viewer

Yall have too much time on your hands. :o)

4 posted on 01/18/2010 2:50:48 PM PST by goseminoles

To: Former MSM Viewer

Good Question for Algore.

5 posted on 01/18/2010 2:50:55 PM PST by TexasCajun

To: lacrew

I think I’ve done these calculations before, based on what I could find for volume of land ice...and the 6 ft number is true, if it all melts...but alot of libs still live in Florida without fear.

6 posted on 01/18/2010 2:52:25 PM PST by lacrew (The 274th trimester is a very late procedure)

To: Former MSM Viewer

I’m still trying to figure out how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop.

7 posted on 01/18/2010 2:52:41 PM PST by dfwgator

To: Former MSM Viewer

I think that a large fraction of the rise is supposeed to come from thermal expansion of seawater.

8 posted on 01/18/2010 2:52:55 PM PST by bagman

To: Former MSM Viewer
Taking the exact opposite tack -- people have worked out a fairly simple plan to build a canal from the Mediterranean to the Quattara Depression (in Libya). Any rise in sea level (although, as you point out, any such rise seems unlikely), but any such rise which did occur could be easily sent out into the depression where it would quickly evaporate. Substantial hydro-electric power could be generated as well.

Basically, no sensible person should worry about any rise in sea levels. It ain't gonna happen.

9 posted on 01/18/2010 2:53:34 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (We have the 1st so that we can call on people to rebel. We have 2nd so that they can.)

To: Former MSM Viewer

one acre foot equals 325851.428571 gallons. You do the math.

10 posted on 01/18/2010 2:53:56 PM PST by dblshot (T.V. - Why do you think they call it programming?)

To: Former MSM Viewer

Less than one if you can figure out how to measure it!

11 posted on 01/18/2010 2:54:39 PM PST by dalereed

To: Former MSM Viewer

****** “ where is all this water supposed to come from? “ *****

At a dollar a gallon 0bama and Algore could find it

TT

12 posted on 01/18/2010 2:54:55 PM PST by TexasTransplant (Parse every sentence uttered by a politician)

To: Former MSM Viewer

Treat the sq miles of the oceans as the area of a circle and then use the volume of cylinder to raise the height of the oceans to any measurement you want.

I did this a few weeks ago. For instance, for the world oceans to rise 6 inches, it would take 216 Greenlands to completely melt.

13 posted on 01/18/2010 2:55:20 PM PST by avacado

To: Former MSM Viewer

so apparently every ice cube, frost, snow, and glacier on Earth would have to melt?

14 posted on 01/18/2010 2:55:42 PM PST by GeronL (http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)

To: Former MSM Viewer

Don’t forget, as the oceans rise, even by 1 foot, the 140,000,000 sq miles of oceans will increase.

15 posted on 01/18/2010 2:55:44 PM PST by vamoose

To: TexasCajun

but, but, but.... what about Algore peeing in the ocean?
Psssst, he is working on that - Global Flooding
He got away with Global Warming, meeeedia are already sharpening their pennnnns and another Nobel is aroud the cornerrrr,

16 posted on 01/18/2010 2:56:50 PM PST by Leo Carpathian (fffffFRrrreeeeepppeeee-ssed!)

To: Former MSM Viewer

How much explosives would it take to lower an island?

17 posted on 01/18/2010 2:58:44 PM PST by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Interferes With Justice)

To: Former MSM Viewer

Why bother? If the caps melt, the weight of the water will be spread over the whole ocean (9/10ths of the earth’s surface) instead of the caps. The caps will rebound from the weight removal while the cean floor will be more compressed from the weight addition. End result; no change in the height of the oceans.

PS: The glacial areas are STILL rebounding upwards after the loss of the weight of the last glacier that covered the area.

18 posted on 01/18/2010 2:58:48 PM PST by HD1200

To: lacrew
one gallon = 231 cubic inches
12 x 12 x 12 = 1738 cubic inches in a cubic foot.
1738/231 = 7.4805194805194805194805194805195 gallons cu foot.

19 posted on 01/18/2010 2:59:58 PM PST by dblshot (T.V. - Why do you think they call it programming?)

To: TexasCajun

Al Gore doesn’t answer questions—because he knows he can’t defend his lying position.

20 posted on 01/18/2010 3:00:06 PM PST by taillightchaser (When a democrat says "The American people" you know the next words out of his mouth will be lies.)