Antarctic coastal waters 'rising faster'

September 1, 2014 10:21 AM

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Antarctic coastal waters 'rising faster'

Melting ice is fuelling sea-level rise around the coast of Antarctica, a new report in Nature Geoscience finds.

Near-shore waters went up by about 2mm per year more than the general trend for the Southern Ocean as a whole in the period between 1992 and 2011.

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