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In January, Science reported that actual rises in sea level in recent years followed the uppermost limit of the range predicted by computer models of climate change — meaning that past studies had understated the rise. As a result, the study found that the sea is likely to rise higher than most previous forecasts — to between 50 centimeters and 1.4 meters by the year 2100 (and then continuing from there). Science Express, the online edition of Science, reported last month that the world’s several hundred thousand glaciers and small ice caps are thinning more quickly than people realized. “At the very least, our projections indicate that future sea-level rise maybe larger than anticipated,” the article declared.

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1月に、『サイエンス』誌は、近年の海面の実際の上昇が気候変化のコンピューターモデルによって予言された範囲の最上部の限界に続くと報告しました。ーこれは過去の研究がその上昇を少なめに述べていたことを意味します。その結果、その研究で海がどの先行予測よりも高く上昇するだろうーすなわち、2100年までに50センチメートルから1.4メーターの範囲まで上昇するだろう(そして、その後もそこから継続するだろう)、ということが分かりました。 『サイエンス』のオンライン版『科学急行』は先月、世界の数十万の氷河や小さな氷冠は、人々が実感したより速く薄くなるつつある、と報告しました。「極めて少なめに見ても、私たちの(現行を基とした)予測は、おそらく、将来の海面上昇が予想されたよりも大きな値になることを示しています」と、その記事は宣言しました。

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