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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

World's biggest ice sheets likely more stable than previously believed

World's biggest ice sheets likely more stable than previously believed
Montreal, Canada (SPX) May 22, 2013 - For decades, scientists have used ancient shorelines to predict the stability of today's largest ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica. Markings of a high shoreline from three million years ago, for example - when Earth was going through a warm period - were thought to be evidence of a high sea level due to ice sheet collapse at that time. This assumption has led many scientists to think ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Worlds_biggest_ice_sheets_likely_more_stable_than_previously_believed_999.html

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