Ice Volume and Sea Level During the Last Interglacial

  title={Ice Volume and Sea Level During the Last Interglacial},
  author={A. Dutton and K. Lambeck},
  pages={216 - 219}
More Melting The last interglacial period, around 125,000 years ago, was 1° to 2°C warmer than the present, and the sea level was thought to be 4 to 6 meters higher. However, Dutton and Lambeck (p. 216), now suggest that sea level was possibly as much as 10 meters above current levels. Such a large excess of seawater would mean that the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets melted much more than previously assumed, which has implications for how much sea-level rise we should expect with… Expand

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