[ExI] Sea level rise

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 13:34:16 UTC 2009

2009/8/7 Tomaz Kristan <protokol2020 at gmail.com>:
> Thermal expansion?
> What are you talking about? The majority of sea water is a little above 0
> degrees C. The water is the most dense at about 4 degrees C. So, a warming
> of say 1 or 2 degrees would shrink this water body!
> Can you comprehend it?

Fresh water is densest at 4 degrees C, but salt water is densest at
the freezing point, so that warming causes expansion:


Stathis Papaioannou

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