Re: Greenhouse effect
- Subject: Re: Greenhouse effect
- From: Rand Nicholson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 9 Sep 2001 12:01:10 -0500 (CDT)
>In a message dated Fri, 7 Sep 2001 1:15:47 AM Eastern Daylight
>Time, Neil Carroll <email@example.com> writes:
>When the ice cubes
>> in my glass of water melt, the water level in the glass does not get any
>> higher than it did when the ice cubes were still frozen. The entire northern
>> ice cap is floating in the ocean the whole thing could melt and it wouldn't
>> change the oceans level one millimeter. The south pole is only about half on
>> land so the oceans may rise a very little bit.
>You are right about the north polar cap,
I would not dismiss a large ice mass such as the Norththern Polar
Cap. If it should melt, there goes the climate. Then it will *rain*.
Much of that water will fall on land.