What is this forum for?

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at msu.edu
Fri May 29 15:05:27 UTC 2009

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 11:43:29PM +0100, RW wrote:

> On Thu, 28 May 2009 23:38:46 +0200 (CEST)
> Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
> > i repeated what i read recently about ICE ON ARCTIC SEA melting that
> > will flood.
> > 
> > Even knowledge from primary school physics and no single calculation
> > is enough to prove that water level will not change at all.
> Even for you this is a new low. When you learned about Archimedes
> principle did they not teach you about thermal expansion - or did you
> just assume that as the ice melts everything remains at the same
> temperature. 

And, what about the huge amount of water that is currently sequestered 
in ice above sea level - on 'dry' land?   Where will it go?


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