Ice-sheet collapse and sea-level rise

29 March 2012


Nature 483,559–564 (29 March 2012) doi:10.1038/nature10902. Alexander L. Thomas, Gideon M. Henderson et al


Past sea-level records provide invaluable information about the response of ice sheets to climate forcing. Some such records suggest that the last deglaciation was punctuated by a dramatic period of sea-level rise, of about 20 metres, in less than 500 years.