Study of Sea Level Fluctuations Over the Past 35,000 years

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Study of Sea Level Fluctuations Over the Past 35,000 years

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1Rood
okt 14, 2014, 8:31pm

Imagine the awesome historical changes, including the movement of peoples over the earth during the past 35,000 years ... particularly during and after the last ice age ... which ended about 6,000 years ago. And now global warming has speeded things up to an unprecedented extent. Despite that acceleration, we can only imagine the effects it will have upon civilization, as few of us will be here even a mere hundred years from now.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/other/sea-level-rise-over-past-century-unmatche...

2SylviaC
okt 14, 2014, 11:04pm

Changing sea levels is a subject that fascinates me. If anyone knows of some good books about the effects of rising sea levels, I'd like to read more. I liked The Flooded Earth by Peter D. Ward, even though it was poorly edited.

3stellarexplorer
okt 14, 2014, 11:31pm

The NOVA episode "Extreme Ice" had incredible footage of massive melting in Greenland and Alaska. It was hard to watch without being convinced that something titanic is underway:

http://video.pbs.org/video/1108763899/

4Macumbeira
Redigeret: okt 15, 2014, 1:29am

>2The Bible ? Genesis 5:35 - 10:1 ?

5stellarexplorer
okt 15, 2014, 2:19am

6TLCrawford
okt 15, 2014, 3:22pm

The Library of Congress has a Flicker account where, among many other things, they have posted pictures of glaciers taken around 1900. They were meant to be nothing but tourist post cards but today they are primary documents showing how much the ice has retreated in the last century. Comparing them with modern photos is surprising.

8auntmarge64
Redigeret: sep 1, 2018, 7:12pm

This has gotten good reviews:



The Water Will Come by Jeff Goodell