Two studies published last year suggested that there is a limit to how fast the water can rise. According to one, sea-levels could rise by approximately 1.3 metres by 2100. The other set the upper limit at 2 metres.
Monday, June 22, 2009
At current atmospheric pollution rates sea levels expected to rise 25 metres
SHOOT: They're expecting this to occur over 2000 years. I'd be surprised if these scientists weren't very surprised that it would occur far sooner than that - perhaps over 25-50 years.