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Rising Sea Levels

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  • Q1
    The normal temperature range for ocean surface water is:
    -2 to 30°C
  • Q2
    During the last ice age, glaciers covered almost one-third of all the land. What percentage of the land is covered by glacial ice today?
    10-11 percent
  • Q3
    In the last 100 years, roughly how much ice has been lost from all of the mountain glaciers in the world plus the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets combined?
    30 to 50 trillion tons
  • Q4
    What percentage of the world's population lives within 100 kilometers of the shoreline?
    39 percent
  • Q5
    Roughly what proportion of the world's freshwater is stored in glaciers and ice caps?
    69 percent
  • Q6
    What percentage of heat from global warming has the ocean absorbed in the past 40 years?
    84 percent
  • Q7
    During the last ice age (about 18,000 years ago), when ice sheets were at their maximum extent, sea level was:
    About 120 meters lower than at present
  • Q8
    How much ice, on average, is being lost each year from all the mountain glaciers around the world combined?
    About 400 billion tons
  • Q9
    Which is the only continent on Earth with currently no glaciers?
  • Q10
    Melting sea ice has the potential to raise sea level by several meters.
  • Q11
    Sea level has remained fairly constant throughout Earth's history.
  • Q12
    Shrinking sea ice in the Arctic is fully offset by growing sea ice in the Antarctic.
  • Q13
    Today glaciers exist only in the higher latitudes; there are no glaciers in Earth's tropics.
  • Q14
    "Albedo" is a measure of an object's "brightness" — i.e., how much of the sunlight that hits the surface is reflected away. Which has a higher albedo, ice or water?
  • Q15
    What is the main difference between the Arctic (North Pole) and the Antarctic (South Pole)?
    The Arctic is an ocean surrounded by continents; the Antarctic is a continent surrounded by an ocean

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