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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

NASA Helps Pinpoint Glaciers' Role in Sea Level Rise

NASA Helps Pinpoint Glaciers' Role in Sea Level Rise
Washington DC (SPX) May 22, 2013 - A new study of glaciers worldwide using observations from two NASA satellites has helped resolve differences in estimates of how fast glaciers are disappearing and contributing to sea level rise. The new research found glaciers outside of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, repositories of 1 percent of all land ice, lost an average of 571 trillion pounds (259 trillion kilograms) of mas ... morehttp://www.spacedaily.com/reports/NASA_Helps_Pinpoint_Glaciers_Role_in_Sea_Level_Rise_999.html
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