IS SEA LEVEL RISE BEING MASKED BY DEFORMATION …

This piece looks at the research that appears to support the headline. If true then it seems to mitigate one of the problems that was of concern. It is quite plausible that the weight of water could deform the bottom of the ocean, we know that the weight of ice-sheets on land can depress it down, hence Scotland rebounding upwards since the ice sheets melted some 12,000 years ago.

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