Global Sea Levels Climbed 3 Inches Since 1992, Nasa Research Shows
(Click to enlarge) Tourists make their way across Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge on the Causeway coast, north of Belfast April 8, 2015. (Credit: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters)
Sea levels worldwide rose an average of nearly 3 inches (8 cm) since 1992, the result of warming waters and melting ice, a panel of NASA scientists said on Wednesday.
(From Reuters / by Irene Klotz) — In 2013, a United Nations panel predicted sea levels would rise from 1 to 3 feet (0.3 to 0.9 meters) by the end of the century. The new research shows that sea level rise most likely will be at the high end of that range, said University of Colorado geophysicist Steve Nerem.
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