Sea Level Change and Asia

  • Ramesha Chandrappa
  • Sushil Gupta
  • Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha
Chapter

Abstract

One of the most marked effects of climate change is melting of masses of ice around the world. The melting of the glaciers and ice sheets has two main impacts: (1) variation in runoff from the melting of mountain glaciers; and (2) sea level rise.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramesha Chandrappa
    • 1
  • Sushil Gupta
    • 2
  • Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha
    • 3
  1. 1.Biomedical Waste SectionKarnataka State Pollution Control BoardBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Risk Management Solutions IndiaNoidaIndia
  3. 3.School of Environmental SciencesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DehliIndia

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