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There are 6 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Sea level change".

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1. New £10 million Changing Arctic Ocean research programme kicks off

More than 20 researchers from 16 UK research institutes, including British Antarctic Survey, will join forces on board the RRS James Clark Ross to investigate the knock-on effects of rapid warming and sea-ice loss in the Arctic region.

Tags: Arctic, Climate, Oceans, Sea level change
2. New footage shows crack in Larsen C Ice Shelf

Currently a huge iceberg, roughly the size of Norfolk, looks set to break off the Larsen C Ice Shelf, which is more than twice the size of Wales.

Tags: Antarctic, Climate, Environmental change, Ice, Oceans, Sea level change
3. Coastal defences could contribute to flooding with sea-level rise

A combination of coastal defences and rising sea levels could change typical UK tidal ranges, potentially leading to a higher risk of flooding, say scientists.

Tags: Environmental change, Flooding, Hazards, Oceans, Sea level change, UK
4. Antarctic ice loss has doubled

The Antarctic ice sheet has lost ice twice as quickly in the past three years as when it was last surveyed between 2005 and 2010, say scientists.

Tags: Antarctic, Climate, Earth observation, Ice, Sea level change, Technology
5. Glacier's retreat is now irreversible

Pine Island Glacier, the largest single contributor to sea-level rise in Antarctica, has started shrinking, say scientists.

Tags: Antarctic, Climate, Earth system, Environmental change, Geology, Ice, Oceans, Sea level change
6. Podcast: Sediment science, shipping and Liverpool Bay

This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Alex Souza of the National Oceanography Centre and Jon Rees of Cefas talk about how their work could save the dredging industry money, maintain coastal defences and protect salt marshes.

Tags: Environmental change, Marine life, Oceans, Podcasts, Rivers and lakes, Sea level change, UK

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