Climate Change 2001:
Working Group I: The Scientific Basis
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Figure 11.16: Response of the Greenland Ice Sheet to three climatic warming scenarios during the third millennium expressed in equivalent changes of global sea level. The curve labels refer to the mean annual temperature rise over Greenland by 3000 AD as predicted by a two-dimensional climate and ocean model forced by greenhouse gas concentration rises until 2130 AD and kept constant after that. (From Huybrechts and De Wolde, 1999.) Note that projected temperatures over Greenland are generally greater than globally averaged temperatures (by a factor of 1.2 to 3.1 for the range of AOGCMs used in this chapter). See Table 11.13 and Chapter 9, Fig 9.10c

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