Skip to comments.Study Finds Sea Level Rise was 60 Percent Higher Than UN Projection
Posted on 11/28/2012 4:10:39 PM PST by NormsRevenge
According to NBC News, a newly released peer-reviewed study has concluded that sea levels between 1993 and 2011 rose by 3.2 millimeters per year. This number is nearly 60 percent more than the 2-millimeter annual projection made by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change over the same time period. The disparity between the two numbers raises a point that the projections for the upcoming decades could also be too low and that sea level could rise much more than current estimates predict.
Here are some facts and details about the new study and what it could mean for upcoming climate reports:
* The new study entitled "Comparing climate projections to observations up to 2011" was a collaboration between three researchers: Stefan Rahmstorf of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany, Grant Foster of the consulting firm Tempo Analytics in Maine, and Anny Cazenave of the Laboratory of Geophysics and Spatial Oceanography Studies in France
* The study entitled has been published in the scientific journal Environmental Research Letters and was presented at U.N. climate change conference in Qatar, which will run until Dec. 7, noted Reuters.
* The IPCC's most recent report was issued in 2007 and projected that sea level could rise between 18 and 59 centimeters this century, but Rahmstorf, lead author of the new study, estimates that sea level rise would be between 50 centimeters to a meter.
* The Huffington Post reports that the new study had five more years of data and utilized satellite technology, which offers a broader picture than tide gauges. Additionally, it analyzed the relationship between sea level and temperature, which is a more sophisticated analysis method.
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“OMG The beach will be gone!
No need for Beach vacation this coming summer!”
I have spent the last four years living on a beach, with my front door being about 100 ft from high tide.
I guess if I live another 200 years I may notice a problem.
Has anyone noticed what the sun has been doing this year?
Suggest everyone on FR check “Watts up with that” web site weekly to keep up with the real status of “Climate Change”
Don’t post the TRUTH, Liberals can’t take that!
3.2 mill = 1/8 inch....just to give you an idea how stupid they are
I( read 34 books that deal with Glowbull Warming and I am totally convinced that it is just a Great Big Hoax
Does this mean we can raise the Mississipi up a bit?
AS it has done in the pat. Watch your gammar young man!
We should mine the sea floor to make room for the excess water.
Drill a BIG hole and drain some of it to the center of the Earth. What could POSSIBLY go wrong?;)
The oceans didn’t rise.
The land beneath subsided.
The earth is shrinking! Oh, NO! We’re all gonna DIE!
And THAT is the level of intellectual curiosity the “global climate change” alarmists are operating at.
Be more afraid of the apocalypse that is predicted for December 21, 2012, according to the Mayan calendar.
The poles will reverse, gravity will disappear, and we will all be flung off into space.
Who took the measurements. AL GORE. Hint to the writer of this article. Quoting PUFFINGTON HOST and the IPCC regarding anything to do with the CLIMATE CHANGE SCAM will not go very far unless it is read by DIMWITS.
I’m not worried, I’m sittin here in my Den wearing my life jacket. :)
I’ll hold on to the earth ground outside my condo to keep from being flung off the earth from the centripetal force. That’s safe and logical, right?
If all this rising of water level is going on, why are the Great Lakes dropping so much. You’d think they’d benefit from a bit of the run off from the Arctic ice. What a huge crock of horse ice.
Evidence of rising oceans not visible from sea level. Requires satellites and fancy formulas to create proof.
Put a paper bag over your head, lie on the floor, and chant “42”.....