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Will more snow over Antarctica offset rising seas? Don't count on it

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Many factors related to warming will conspire to raise the planet's Oceans over coming decades—thermal expansion of the world's oceans, melting of Snow and ice worldwide, and the collapse of massive ice sheets. A freshly drilled section of the 2.1-mile West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide ice core [Credit: Mark Twickler/University of New Hampshire]But there are a few potential brakes. One was supposed to be heavier snowfall over the vast...

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