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Up to 15 inches of sea-level rise from ice sheets by 2100 – Mirage News

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Sept. 17, 2020—Los Alamos National Laboratory, working with three dozen other institutions from around the world, has helped to create…

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LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Sept. 17, 2020—Los Alamos National Laboratory, working with three dozen other institutions from around the world, has helped to create the most accurate prediction of how melting ice in Antarctica and Greenland will contribute to global sea-level rise. The six-year effort, called the Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project (ISMIP6), found that by the year 2100, sea levels could rise by as much as 15 inches, from melting of the ice sheets alone. This is in addition to 5 to 26 in…

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