Thursday, November 19, 2015

"One of the most pressing problems of the decades and centuries ahead is rising global sea levels."

Dr. Laurence C. Smith, Professor & Chair, UCLA Department of Geography

Why are new rivers carving through Greenland, and can we stop them?  (Upworthy, 11/19/2015)
As the icy landmass crumbles beneath their feet, they're out there recording information on the velocity, volume, temperature, and depth of the thousands and thousands of rushing rivers of melted water that have carved their way through Greenland due to rising global temperatures.

Related posts:
The rising sea levels of Bangladesh.  (3/30/2014)
Meteors, glaciers, and climate change.  (1/14/2014)

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