NPR logo

Effects Of Rising Sea Level

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Effects Of Rising Sea Level

Effects Of Rising Sea Level

Effects Of Rising Sea Level

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Guests: Mark Meier Fellow, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research Professor Emeritus, Department of Geological Sciences University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado Vivien Gornitz Research Scientist NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Associate Research Scientist, Center for Climate Systems Research Columbia University New York, New York Len Bahr Coastal Advisor to Governor Mike Foster Baton Rouge, Louisiana Recent satellite data shows that a glacier in the heart of Antarctica is shrinking rapidly. Other glaciers around the world, from Alaska to Africa, are also melting. How will this affect sea level? In this hour of Science Friday, we'll take a look at melting glaciers, and at what low-lying areas are doing to prepare for sea level rise.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.