posted on Mar, 27 2008 @ 08:01 AM
Sea Level Increase Is Kept Down by Reservoirs, Masking Ice Melt
March 13 (Bloomberg) -- Man-made reservoirs have cut sea- level gains by 30 millimeters (1.2 inches), masking the true extent of the contribution from
melting ice, scientists said.
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An extra 3cm on sea levels is quite a lot and would also contribute more to thermal expansion and increased rainfall levels as well as further
disrupting already volatile weather patterns.