global flood & ... (wasRe: g0miileg0, v3rzjen 1.2...)
|From:||J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 14, 2003, 9:54|
en mem0 2003:02:12 11.46.08 g0zen, Andreas kwo aen graffii:
>> Warmer temperatures * will cause the upper layers of the oceans to
>>expand: sea levels would probably rise .5 -1.5 meters due to this factor
>That's not really very significant added on top of of a 65 meter rise, is
I guess not if you look at it purely from the metrics and "Big Picture"
On the "ground-level nitty-gritty", giant wouldn't think it much - other than
a reallly baaad inconvenience, but anyone shorter than a meter would disagree
>> * because of projected warmer temperatures of Global Warming (an
>>estimated 3-5 degrees C/ 5.4-9 degrees F globally... temperate zones 5-7
>>C/9-12.6 F... the poles a drastic 6-12 C/10.8-21.6 F... by the late 21st
>> Coastal cities like London, Rotterdam, Venice Italy, New York, Miami,
>>Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, Lagos, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Calcutta,
>>Sydney, etc. would start to be completely or partially flooded. Entirenations
>>and regions would be submerged, drowned.
>Of course. I didn't dispute that
>Anyways, a 65 meter rise would certainly be apolcalyptic enough - the
>majority of the planet's major cities placed underwater and thousands of
>millions of people displaced, and that before changed local climates at
>higher attitudes are figured in.
Okay, thanx so much, Andreas!!... I think I must have jumbled my numbers
between metric and imperial - metres and feet & didn't double check them (65
metres/195 feet) or something...
To be on the safe, plausible side of scientific accuracy in speculative
science-fiction, I will make this little correction in the g0miileg0
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