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Sea levels rising on US East Coast faster than anywhere else (3 times faster than global average)
CS Monitor ^ | 06/25/2012 | By Seth Borenstein

Posted on 06/25/2012 8:46:12 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

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1 posted on 06/25/2012 8:46:22 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I call BS


2 posted on 06/25/2012 8:48:17 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: SeekAndFind
Maybe I'm dense, but I thought water seeks its own level everywhere!

How can it rise more in one place than another?

Maybe the Eastern coast is sinking?

3 posted on 06/25/2012 8:48:42 AM PDT by eCSMaster (No one died in Watergate!)
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To: eCSMaster

I agree, water is pulled down to the center of the earth at a constant rate, how could they be rising in one place and not the other. Maybe you’re right, maybe we’re sinking.


4 posted on 06/25/2012 8:50:26 AM PDT by thesaleboat (Pray The Rosary Daily (Our Lady, July 13, 1917))
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To: Sacajaweau

If this is factual, doesn’t physics dictate that the eastern seaboard must be subsiding rather than sea levels increasing? Wouldn’t sea levels have to increase everywhere at relatively the same rate?


5 posted on 06/25/2012 8:50:43 AM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts so good.)
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To: SeekAndFind
So sea level for the Atlantic Ocean is rising faster in North America than it is in South America, Europe and Africa?

How does that work?

6 posted on 06/25/2012 8:50:51 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: SeekAndFind

What hog wash. All the oceans are connected and must rise or fall in direct proportion. Simple gravitational propagation. Idiots...


7 posted on 06/25/2012 8:51:24 AM PDT by ghannonf18
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To: Sacajaweau

RE: I call BS

You mean the U.S. Geological Survey scientists are lying?


8 posted on 06/25/2012 8:51:36 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: SeekAndFind

Seems to me that someone is unclear on the meaning of ‘sea level’.


9 posted on 06/25/2012 8:51:59 AM PDT by MeganC (No way in Hell am I voting for Mitt Romney. Not now, not ever. Deal with it.)
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To: eCSMaster

Good observation, how can sea level be different in different places? Somebody’s hitting the bong a little too hard. maybe these geniuses are measuring the level at high tide every time.


10 posted on 06/25/2012 8:52:03 AM PDT by PT57A
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To: Sacajaweau

CS is BS


11 posted on 06/25/2012 8:52:47 AM PDT by rxtn41
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To: SeekAndFind
Only last Friday we saw this: California to see higher than average sea level rise, report says.

Someone are not coordinating their alarmist reports.

12 posted on 06/25/2012 8:53:06 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: SeekAndFind

This just strikes me as being utterly impossible. Except for the impact of gravitational tide levels and winds, I would think that sea level balances out across the world and no particular area would experience a noticable rise in sea level without it occurring worldwide.


13 posted on 06/25/2012 8:53:38 AM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: SeekAndFind

So...the St. Lawrence Seaway is running backwards now ?


14 posted on 06/25/2012 8:57:31 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: SeekAndFind

I think that I recently heard that the moon was closer to the earth than it has been or will be in decades - maybe even in hundreds of years.
Would this effect the ‘rise of the tides’? I wonder if this was taken into account.


15 posted on 06/25/2012 8:59:21 AM PDT by PastorJimCM (truth matters)
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To: SeekAndFind

Trying to catch up with California where they declared it was rising fastest the other day.


16 posted on 06/25/2012 9:00:17 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: SeekAndFind

The sea level cannot rise more quickly along the eastern North American coast than along the western European coast. Well, unless the Earth really is flat....


17 posted on 06/25/2012 9:00:17 AM PDT by kevao
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To: Sacajaweau

Yea really like this what we have to worry about. We are in hell right now who cares if the sea overflows.


18 posted on 06/25/2012 9:01:02 AM PDT by angcat (GO YANKS!)
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To: SeekAndFind
This is a really dumb story. Water (any fluid) seeks it's own ambient level state based on it's container, Only tides cause a shift east to west.

The true root cause is more likely beach erosion on the east coast.

Another possibility is a difference in measuring metrics. Remember NASA's monumental Mars probe blunder confusing feet and meters in descent rate?

19 posted on 06/25/2012 9:01:09 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, there’s another broken campaign promise.........


20 posted on 06/25/2012 9:01:49 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: thesaleboat

Maybe we have just too many buildings and people in places like New York City and the land is tipping over.(sarc.)


21 posted on 06/25/2012 9:01:49 AM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: SeekAndFind
Sometimes I think this country would be better off if we could just saw off the Eastern Seaboard and let it float out to sea.
Barry Goldwater
December 1961



In your heart, you know he's right.

22 posted on 06/25/2012 9:02:21 AM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: SeekAndFind

Funny, but the sea seems to be rising fastest where Obama is.


23 posted on 06/25/2012 9:02:59 AM PDT by buridan
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To: PT57A

They are just beating the drums in order to drown out the real science. The left are masters of the big lie.


24 posted on 06/25/2012 9:03:22 AM PDT by WMarshal (Bitter Clinger)
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To: SeekAndFind

No doubt it is the worst in high minority areas.


25 posted on 06/25/2012 9:03:31 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: PT57A
The density of water varies with temperature and salinity. In addition, changes in atmospheric pressure and the velocity of currents can cause water to pile up. Bathymetry also plays a role.
26 posted on 06/25/2012 9:04:14 AM PDT by stormer
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To: SeekAndFind

This new news would appear to be in total disagreement with glowbull warming adherents are saying...

with zer0, we should have upon us the moment the rise of the oceans began to swell. This would lay serious scientific FACT and CREDENCE to sea levels lowering on the east coast, while they rise elsewhere in the world, parts of the world not as fortunate to live under the reign of zer0...


27 posted on 06/25/2012 9:05:31 AM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: Sacajaweau

It is true.I am sure it is true. Since Washinton DC sucks so much in at all times it is no wonder the sea levels are too being sucked in.


28 posted on 06/25/2012 9:05:48 AM PDT by Plumberman27
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To: SeekAndFind

Only reminds me of the story Chicken Little ......... regardless of truth or common sense there are always enough idiots around to buy up the hard hats.

Maybe we should be selling hard hats ?


29 posted on 06/25/2012 9:08:05 AM PDT by jcon40
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To: stormer
Of course those variables are considered, but remember the gist of the piece;

"Climate change pushes up sea levels by melting ice sheets in Greenland and west Antarctica, and because warmer water expands."

The Al Gore zombies are trying to ratchet up the AGW rhetoric again.

30 posted on 06/25/2012 9:11:58 AM PDT by PT57A
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To: SeekAndFind

Uh...I’m no big bang genius or scientist....but.....ocean levels rise at the same level EVERYWHERE, IF they rise at all. That is, of course, unless due to hurricanes or storm surges.

It’s much more likely that the east coast, or portions of it, are slowly sinking.....just as is the case along the Gulf Coast...

http://www.publicaffairs.noaa.gov/releases2003/apr03/noaa03r248.html

Gotta love how the chicken little global warming enviro wackos try to spread this BS as fact....lol. Also gotta love how they blame global warming for warmer ocean temps at the poles, when underwater volcanic activity is the cause.


31 posted on 06/25/2012 9:12:49 AM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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To: jcon40
"Maybe we should be selling hard hats ?"

Yes, the ones with the propellers.

32 posted on 06/25/2012 9:13:25 AM PDT by PT57A
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To: eCSMaster
Maybe I'm dense, but I thought water seeks its own level everywhere!

How can it rise more in one place than another?

Maybe the Eastern coast is sinking?

It's not sinking. Gilligan just moved the Professor's depth-measuring stick further out to secure a crab trap in deeper water.

33 posted on 06/25/2012 9:13:37 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: SeekAndFind; All

Here’s something I think folks are missing.

I agree that water will find it’s own level, but here’s another aspect of this that the Gorebal Worming nuts are missing.

If water rises in one area, it must therefore sink in another.

Where is it sinking Lefties? (There isn’t more water all of a sudden)


34 posted on 06/25/2012 9:13:53 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: Inwoodian

Just like the island one of the senators or congressmans mentioned.


35 posted on 06/25/2012 9:14:02 AM PDT by meatloaf (Support Senate S 1863 & House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I usually worry about my drink overflowing when my ice cubes start to melt. /sarc


36 posted on 06/25/2012 9:16:10 AM PDT by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: SeekAndFind
Wow! They're right!
I live on the east coast. I just went in to "address" my terlit. I noticed the right side water level is noticeably higher than the left side.
37 posted on 06/25/2012 9:16:58 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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‘Except for the impact of gravitational tide levels and winds’

I was thinking along the lines of gravitational physics. I wonder whats changed in that regard. Nothing I think...at least that ‘scientists’ have discovered. Sinking land mass or a change of gravitational physics are the only bits which could do what they’re describing. LOL, should be interesting to see what the explanation is b/c anyone w/ a functioning brain is going to want to know that.


38 posted on 06/25/2012 9:18:12 AM PDT by 556x45
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To: Sacajaweau

Oh no....the intellectual gravity of the Northeastern liberal is so massive and gravitudinous, that all the water from the rest of world piles up there! No, really! Ever look at the water glasses in a room when the Messiah walks in? The water all gravitates to him.


39 posted on 06/25/2012 9:18:28 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SeekAndFind

Does this data include measurements of erosion caused by storm damage along that coast?


40 posted on 06/25/2012 9:21:01 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: meatloaf

While I don’t understand it, somewhere I heard that the pacific ocean at the Panama canal is higher than the Atlantic ocean.


41 posted on 06/25/2012 9:22:54 AM PDT by jimfr
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To: SeekAndFind
For Philadelphia, levels went up 3.7 inches (9.4 centimeters

If Philadelphia is now a COASTAL City there are much bigger problems that a couple inches of sea level rise. DId the ENTIRE STATE of New Jersey dissappear????????

Even if you stretched the imagination as far as it can stretch -- tidal effects on the Delaware River end near Trenton, NJ. Philadelphia is and always will be a Fresh Water port.

42 posted on 06/25/2012 9:26:13 AM PDT by commish (Freedom tastes sweetest to those who have fought to preserve it.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Is the article claiming that all of the water is somehow shifting so that it is running uphill on the Atlantic coast?


43 posted on 06/25/2012 9:30:05 AM PDT by Pecos (Constitution? Oh, you mean that thing we USED to have.)
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Sea levels rising ... By Seth Borenstein
Stopped reading right there. SB is BS.
44 posted on 06/25/2012 9:31:06 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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How can it rise more in one place than another?

Man-made gravity-disruption.

45 posted on 06/25/2012 9:31:39 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
So...the St. Lawrence Seaway is running backwards now ?
Oh, oh. I live a few miles south of Lake Ontario. I'm DOOMED!!!
46 posted on 06/25/2012 9:33:32 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: SeekAndFind

The sky is falling, the sky is falling,,,,oh wait,,,the ocean is rising, the ocean is rising,,,,wait,,,,the east coast is sinking, the east coast is sinking..........


47 posted on 06/25/2012 9:34:10 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: thesaleboat

With all the BS flowing out of DC and news rooms in NY what did you expect?

You put that much weight in one spot your bound to compact the earth below it.


48 posted on 06/25/2012 9:35:19 AM PDT by cableguymn (If your policies are pushing the economy in to headwinds.. TURN YOUR POLICY AROUND!)
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To: SeekAndFind
More discussion here:

East Coast seas on the rise

Unless the wind is blowing from east to west 24/7/365, it's all BS.

49 posted on 06/25/2012 9:35:46 AM PDT by CedarDave
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To: ghannonf18

with the exception of the tide you are 100% correct.


50 posted on 06/25/2012 9:36:09 AM PDT by cableguymn (If your policies are pushing the economy in to headwinds.. TURN YOUR POLICY AROUND!)
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