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Study links Greenland ice sheet collapse, sea-level rise 400,000 years ago


June 25, 2014

Robert Hatfield prepares to sample sediments A new study suggests that a warming period more than 400,000 years ago pushed the Greenland ice sheet past its stability threshold, resulting in a nearly complete deglaciation of southern Greenland and raising global sea levels some 4-6 meters. Full Story

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