Sunday, November 14, 2010

Six Feet Under

As Glaciers Melt, Scientists Seek New Data on Rising Seas

Scientists are very conservative. They are reticent about predicting how a system will behave unless they have a lot of confidence in their understanding of the underlying processes. But in the coming years, I predict the estimates for sea level rise this century will increase. Because science is a system, and that's how that system works.

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