TITLE

Abstractions

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Nature;1/19/2006, Vol. 439 Issue 7074, pxiii
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the sophisticated model built by scientist Sarah Raper in assessing the effects of global warming on glaciers and ice caps. This model suggests that the global rise in sea levels caused by global warming might not be as great as some estimates have found. But it also shows that local effects, especially in high mountain areas such as Nepal, could potentially be catastrophic.
ACCESSION #
19473933

 

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