[ExI] Sea level rise (was: Curves on a graph (was Re:RichardLindzen on climatehysteria))

Alfio Puglisi alfio.puglisi at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 09:34:28 UTC 2009

On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Mirco Romanato<painlord2k at libero.it> wrote:
> BillK ha scritto:
>> On 8/6/09, Tomaz Kristan wrote:
>>> What superriver fils the Ocean, Alfio?
>> Quote:
>> Global sea level is currently rising as a result of both ocean thermal
>> expansion and glacier melt, with each accounting for about half of the
>> observed sea level rise, and each caused by recent increases in global
>> mean temperature. For the period 1961-2003, the observed sea level
>> rise due to thermal expansion was 0.42 millimeters per year and 0.69
>> millimeters per year due to total glacier melt (small glaciers, ice
>> caps, ice sheets) (IPCC 2007). Between 1993 and 2003, the contribution
>> to sea level rise increased for both sources to 1.60 millimeters per
>> year and 1.19 millimeters per year respectively (IPCC 2007).
> How much trust able is the IPCC 2007 data?
> What researches they cite for these data? Are they available? The raw
> data of these researches is available? There are other researches that
> confirm or deny these data?

Go to http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/publications_and_data_reports.htm
and have a look at the three working group reports of the IPCC for the
2007 assessment. Each chapter is heavily referenced.


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