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FROM VOLUME 9, NUMBER 3, MARCH 1996

REPORTS...
CLIMATE CHANGE SCIENCE: ANTARCTIC ICE STABILITY


Item #d96mar69

Climate Alert, 8(3), May-June 1995 (Clim. Inst.). This issue contains the following articles:

"Scientists Express Concern About How Stable the East and West Antarctic Ice Sheets May Be," N.C. Wilson, pp. 1, 6-7. Summarizes the latest understanding based largely on a recent workshop at Woods Hole.

"Greenhouse Warming Could Pop the Cork on a Bottled-Up East Antarctic Ice Sheet," p. 2. Transcription of an interview with Terence J. Hughes (Univ. of Maine). In a worst case scenario, Memphis, Tenn. would be a deep-sea port, Florida would be under water, and 98% of the U.S. population would have to be relocated.

"The West Antarctic Ice Sheet Program." p. 8. Describes a National Science Foundation project that is looking at how the West Antarctic Ice Sheet will affect future sea level, and how rapid global climate changes can occur.

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