- Scientists say if the West Antarctica Ice sheet were to collapse, global sea levels could rise by about 3.05m.
- But a new study says that this figure could be about 1.01m higher.
- That is because as the glaciers melt, the bedrock under the ice sheet could rise out of the ocean.
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The global sea-level rise due to the melting of Antarctic ice sheets in the next 1,000 years could have been underestimated by about 30%, a new study says.
Previous studies had estimated…