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Unformatted text preview: 2 ) is Increasing Present value of 392 parts per million (ppm). This is higher than what Earth has experienced in over at least 1 million years. A Climate Change Fingerprint: Melting of Sea Ice and Glaciers Polar bears and affects on their habitat Arctic Ice Mass Space Imaging 2007 Smallest Fall Sea Ice Extent Seasonal variations, standard deviations Melting of Greenland Glaciers Glaciers cave off or slide toward ocean Formation of moulins that lubricate basis Warming and Melting Cause Rising Global Sea Level Global sea level up about 20 cm over last 120 years 3.2 mm/year since 1992 - 2/3 from thermal expansion and rest from melting glaciers Sea level will continue to increase to close to 1, faster than IPPC report anticipated...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course INTA 2040 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
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