TITLE

ANTARCTIC BULGE COULD FLOOD WASHINGTON DC

AUTHOR(S)
Robson, David
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;2/12/2009, Issue 998, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about a study conducted by Jerry Mitrovica and his colleagues from the University of Toronto in Canada on the gravitational attraction of the Antarctic ice sheets on the surrounding water. The study showed that this gravitational attraction is pulling the water towards the South Pole. As the ice sheet melts water from them will gather around North America and the Indian Ocean. It is bad for the US East Coast, which could bear the brunt of one of these oceanic bulges.
ACCESSION #
37270279

 

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