Study: Global Warming Is Causing Iceland To Rise Faster

February 2, 2015 8:37 PM

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Study: Global Warming Is Causing Iceland To Rise Faster

Sea levels are rising, and so is the Scandinavian island of Iceland, according to a new study by a University of Arizona scientist.

A study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters found that an acceleration in sea level rise from glacier and ice sheet melt has sped up the rate at which Iceland has risen out of the ocean. Such an uplift could cause more volcanic eruptions, according to the study.

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