Skip to comments.How many gallons of water needed to raise the Seas?
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=
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...
One gallon equals 0.1336806 cubic feet.
Antarctica has about 7 million cubic miles of ice. That’s 7.7 quintillion gallons.
Yall have too much time on your hands. :o)
Good Question for Algore.
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.
I’m still trying to figure out how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop.
I think that a large fraction of the rise is supposeed to come from thermal expansion of seawater.
Basically, no sensible person should worry about any rise in sea levels. It ain't gonna happen.
one acre foot equals 325851.428571 gallons. You do the math.
Less than one if you can figure out how to measure it!
****** “ where is all this water supposed to come from? “ *****
At a dollar a gallon 0bama and Algore could find it
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.
so apparently every ice cube, frost, snow, and glacier on Earth would have to melt?
Don’t forget, as the oceans rise, even by 1 foot, the 140,000,000 sq miles of oceans will increase.
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,
How much explosives would it take to lower an island?
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.
Al Gore doesn’t answer questions—because he knows he can’t defend his lying position.
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