[Sci]Glacier Melt Could Signal Faster Rise in Ocean Levels

2/18/2006 ·

Glacier Melt Could Signal Faster Rise in Ocean Levels

By Shankar Vedantam
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, February 17, 2006; Page A01

Greenland's glaciers are melting into the sea twice as fast as previously believed, the result of a warming trend that renders obsolete predictions of how quickly Earth's oceans will rise over the next century, scientists said yesterday.

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