Photo Gallery: Water World
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Photo Gallery: Water World

The Uncertainties of Global Warming Sea Level Could Rise in South, Fall in North

Climate change is expected to cause sea levels to rise -- at least in some parts of the world. Elsewhere, the level of the ocean will actually fall. Scientists are trying to get a better picture of the complex phenomenon, which also depends on a host of natural factors.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan