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Is climate change making Earth
´EXPAND´? Melting ice sheets
could be altering the shape of our planet

Daily Mail [UK], by Jonathan O´Callaghan

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Posted By:mitzi, 5/12/2014 2:38:24 PM

At the surface, Antarctica is a motionless and frozen landscape. Yet hundreds of miles down the Earth is moving at a rapid rate, new research has shown. The study, led by Newcastle University and published this week in Earth and Planetary Science Letters, explains for the first time why the upward motion of the Earth´s crust in the Northern Antarctic Peninsula is currently taking place so quickly. Previous studies have shown Earth is ´rebounding´ due to the overlying ice sheet shrinking in response to climate change. This movement of the land was understood to be due to an instantaneous, elastic

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Remember when they called Earth the big blue marble? I guess it´s now going to be known as the bigger blue sponge. I always heat made things shrink.

If you fill a glass halfway and then add ice cubes that stick out over the top of the water - when they melt, the glass doesn´t overflow. Doesn´t frozen water have more mass than melted water?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: shamus, 5/12/2014 2:43:40 PM     (No. 9845930)

Climate fools go off the deep end.

What´s described has happened repeatedly during the hundreds of millions of years of geologic history. There´s no such thing as a stable climate. Whining about climate change is like complaining about the weather.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: wtm, 5/12/2014 2:54:40 PM     (No. 9845947)

What is making the Earth expand ?
Gravity......the Earth spins to give us gravity, and as it does, things are forced outward, and the "Skin" of the Earth expands as this process goes on.

Maybe the Libs want to stop that spin, to stop this effect ???

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KTWO, 5/12/2014 3:03:20 PM     (No. 9845961)

Material expands with heat. Earth also constantly grows as it collects debris from space. Due to gravity very little escapes into space.

The shape changes all the time from erosion of the lands, continental drift, volcanoes, and the pressure reductions of earthquakes. You won´t change those either.

The heat balance is a big question. Because the oceans and air constantly change the amount of heat retained or radiated to space.

Unless you can offer a new sort of physics don´t worry about it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 5/12/2014 3:22:19 PM     (No. 9845980)

"Climate Change" is truly the modern Philosopher´s Stone. It explains any natural phenomenon.
What was it that squeezed embarrassment out of science?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: rubberneck, 5/12/2014 4:08:58 PM     (No. 9846027)

We´re doomed! Details at 5.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 5/12/2014 4:43:57 PM     (No. 9846061)

This dreadful situation can be solved with confiscatory tax policies and civilized societies reduced to living in caves like the Taliban, says sheik obama.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 5/12/2014 4:50:41 PM     (No. 9846069)

Glo-bull warming didn´t work.

Climate change didn´t work.

Climate disruption didn´t work.

Wait - - here comes the next commie try - - Glo-bull Obesity!

Yes - - that should do for a while.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Udanja99, 5/12/2014 5:03:02 PM     (No. 9846076)

If the earth is expanding, why aren´t there huge tears in the earths crust? Kinda like when someone gains a lot of weight and busts out of his jeans?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: choey, 5/12/2014 5:45:00 PM     (No. 9846108)

and the kooks just keep on coming....

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hermoine, 5/12/2014 6:15:16 PM     (No. 9846138)

Wow, just wow, this "scientist" got paid a lot of money to make up pure cow manure (which, as I understand it, contribute to said, "climate change".)

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bugboy, 5/12/2014 6:33:05 PM     (No. 9846157)

Ah, phooey!!!!!!!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 5/12/2014 7:29:10 PM     (No. 9846188)

Women, children and the poor affected most....

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jackburton, 5/12/2014 7:30:36 PM     (No. 9846190)

When the glaciers crossed Michigan, they depressed the earth beneath them and the land rose (scientists have the proof) as the ice melted; I have no problem with this idea. The article never says how small a part of Antarctica the peninsula is.. and how it is the most northerly and how the rest of the continent is actually cooling. Nor are they mentioning the record ice extent around the continent (ask yourself, if there is record ice, how is it THIS peninsula has a melt problem?)
They make it sound as if the peninsula will soon be a new mountain range.
Yeah.
Sure.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: kono, 5/12/2014 7:40:46 PM     (No. 9846201)

These fools sound like they´ve never heard of isostatic rebound before. Good grief. The only thing smaller than the geological risk from this is the mystery over it. (Explaining it and making projections about it require nothing more complicated than Newtonian mechanics.)

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Reply 15 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 5/12/2014 8:16:50 PM     (No. 9846216)

This comes out on the same day as a ´real´ article documenting the growing Polar Ice Cap?


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Reply 16 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 5/12/2014 10:03:09 PM     (No. 9846288)

There could be nothing left of us but peoplecicles and they´d still rant on. How cold would it have to be for them to finally give this hoax up for the joke that it is? That´s the mystery of our times.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: lil dotty, 5/13/2014 9:04:55 PM     (No. 9847580)

Yes, the rats wish to stop the earth from spinning. They prefer to have all of US living in the dark ...dark ages.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: kono, 5/14/2014 1:20:36 PM     (No. 9848455)

For O.P., water is unusual (perhaps unique?) among materials, in that cooling from liquid to solid phase causes it to expand. Also note that the melting ice cube phenomenon you describe applies ONLY to floating ice shelves (common in Western Antarctica) and floting tongues of glaciers. Ice on solid ground does add to sea level when it melts. (primarily Greenland and Eastern Antarctica ice sheets)

#8: There are. They´re called rift systems. But they result from thermal convection currents in the mantle, not from the interior of the earth expanding.

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