Sep 8, 2010

New study cuts icecap loss in half

A report at the link below is titled:New study slashes estimate of icecap loss.

Estimates of the rate of ice loss from Greenland and West Antarctica, one of the most worrying questions in the global warming debate, should be halved, according to Dutch and US scientists.

According to the new study, published in the September issue of the journal Nature Geoscience, the ice estimates fail to correct for a phenomenon known as glacial isostatic adjustment.

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