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KABOOM
2010-Oct-15, 12:53 PM
http://stevengoddard.wordpress.com/2010/10/10/jpl-acknowledges-that-hansens-sea-level-numbers-are-wrong/#more-4077

I came across the attached Steven Goddard snippet that suggests that the ice melt rate in Antartica is not as fast as previously estimated.

I throw this out for others with more expertise than I have on this topic to see if you concur with this assertion.

Also, I found it interesting that the graph shows temperatures in Antartica have been gradually declining over the past 30 years (1978-2010).

jlhredshift
2010-Oct-15, 01:32 PM
http://stevengoddard.wordpress.com/2010/10/10/jpl-acknowledges-that-hansens-sea-level-numbers-are-wrong/#more-4077

I came across the attached Steven Goddard snippet that suggests that the ice melt rate in Antartica is not as fast as previously estimated.

I throw this out for others with more expertise than I have on this topic to see if you concur with this assertion.







Also, I found it interesting that the graph shows temperatures in Antartica have been gradually declining over the past 30 years (1978-2010).

Here is the original paper from Nature Geosciences, Sept issue.

Ice-sheet uncertainty; Bromwich, et al.; 2010

http://www.scienceguide.nl/media/472533/newsandviews_15aug2010.pdf

And Wu, et al.

Simultaneous estimation of global present-day water transport and glacial isostatic adjustment (http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/v3/n9/full/ngeo938.html?guid=ON)