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sea level rise  

Definition

  • [GEMET] Sea-level rises are a possible consequence of global warming. As the amount of free water in the oceans increases, and as the water becomes warmer, global warming will increase. In addition, according to theory, the heating at the poles may reduce the amount of water trapped in glaciers and ice caps.

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  • Sea level rises
  • sea level rising
  • SLR

Scope note

  • sea level rise

Creator

  • 0000-0003-2195-3997

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http://vocabs.lter-europe.net/EnvThes/21306

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