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How Fast Are the Ice Sheets Melting?

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Science  24 Nov 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5803, pp. 1250-1252
DOI: 10.1126/science.1133325

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Summary

Remote-sensing data suggest that ice sheets currently contribute little to sea-level rise. However, dynamical instabilities in response to climate warming may cause faster ice-mass loss.