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Report: Calif. to get seas rising 6 inches by 2030
Associated Press ^ | Jun 22, 2012, 5:23 PM EDT | JEFF BARNARD AP Environmental Writer

Posted on 06/22/2012 2:32:34 PM PDT by Hunton Peck

The West Coast will see an ocean several inches higher in coming decades, with most of California expected to get sea levels a half foot higher by 2030, according a report released Friday.

The study by the National Research Council gives planners their best look yet at how melting ice sheets and warming oceans associated with climate change will raise sea levels along the country's Pacific coast. It is generally consistent with earlier global projections, but takes a closer look at California, Oregon and Washington.

Although the 6 inches expected for California by 2030 seem minor, the report estimated that sea levels there will be an average of 3 feet higher by 2100. About 72 percent of the state's coast is covered by sandy cliffs, and the rest include beaches, sand dunes, bays and estuaries.

Seaside cliffs will be cut back about 30 yards over the next 100 years, and sand dunes will be driven back even more, said Robert A. Dalrymple, a professor of civil engineering at Johns Hopkins University and chairman of the group that wrote the report. Coastal wetlands will be able to keep pace for about 50 years, but will eventually be overwhelmed without new sources of sand, and room to move inland.

The report noted that dams hold back about a third of that sand, which once washed into the sea from the Klamath River in Northern California.

Northern California, Oregon and Washington can expect a less dramatic increase - about 4 inches by 2030 and 2 feet by 2100 - because seismic activity is causing land to rise north of the San Andreas Fault, offsetting increasing sea levels, and drop south of it. The fault runs out to sea at Cape Mendocino.

Oregon has the advantage of tough basalt formations on much of the...

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TOPICS: Religion; Weather; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: 40yearperiod; agenda21; california; climatechange; doomedagain; edgarcayce; environmentalism; globalscamming; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; sealevelrise; sealevels
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When no one believes your lies anymore, tell bigger lies.
1 posted on 06/22/2012 2:32:40 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck
F* yeah. If you're going to make it up, you may as well make up a whopper.
2 posted on 06/22/2012 2:34:57 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Hunton Peck
When no one believes your lies anymore, tell bigger lies.

Doesn't a liquid(water) seek it's own level?

Wouldn't the sea level raise all over the planet?

3 posted on 06/22/2012 2:39:24 PM PDT by dearolddad
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To: Hunton Peck

If it rises 6 inches in California, it will rise 6 inches everywhere. LOL these clowns destroy their own credibility.


4 posted on 06/22/2012 2:40:07 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Hunton Peck

well, “you can’t out-stupid a progressive or AP writer”!


5 posted on 06/22/2012 2:41:32 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: Hunton Peck
The West Coast will see an ocean several inches higher in coming decades...

Wait, wait! Didn't nobama give an explicit promise this wouldn't happen? Dang! Another busted promise. No way I'm voting for him in November. Who else is running?

6 posted on 06/22/2012 2:42:23 PM PDT by upchuck (Need is not an acceptable lifestyle choice; dependent is not a career. ~ Dr. Tim Nerenz)
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To: Hunton Peck

Unpossible. I have it on good authority that a couple years back was the moment the seas stopped rising. I remember a big deal was made of the announcement on TV.


7 posted on 06/22/2012 2:43:55 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: dearolddad

This is global warming water. It acts totally different.


8 posted on 06/22/2012 2:44:37 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Hunton Peck

GOOD! I hope all the LIB Rats out there drown!!!!

Too bad it is scam and the sea level won’t rise....


9 posted on 06/22/2012 2:46:39 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Hunton Peck
The study by the National Research Council gives planners their best look yet at how melting ice sheets and warming oceans associated with climate change will raise sea levels along the country's Pacific coast.

So, although the data that has come forth in the last 10 years shows the ice melt to be nonexistent or merely shifted from one region to another, this 6 inches is extrapolated by what computer model?

It is generally consistent with earlier global projections, but takes a closer look at California, Oregon and Washington.

By earlier models, these conclusions are based on the discredited and falsified Mann data? If the MSM wasn't so deeply entrenched with these yahoos, this alarmist crap would have merely been dumped into the circular file.

10 posted on 06/22/2012 2:47:09 PM PDT by Thommas (The snout of the camel is in the tent..)
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To: Hunton Peck

With 70% of the worlds surface water, when the temperature goes up evaporation will go up. There is a lot more surface affected by evaporation than that affected by melting.
Warm air will hold more water vapor than cold air.

Now is there a brain here that can tell me the net effect between melting ice and evaporated water in relation to increases in temperature?


11 posted on 06/22/2012 2:49:14 PM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Maybe the horse (RNC) will learn to sing)
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To: Hunton Peck
A WHOLE 6 inches!?!?!

That is half a Foot!

http://www.sluniverse.com/php/vb/user_pics/622-1223164587.gif

12 posted on 06/22/2012 2:49:58 PM PDT by KC_Lion (I am finished with listening to empty promises of the great GOP saving me in 4 more years.)
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To: Hunton Peck

Thank you for posting this in chat. Exactly where it belongs.

Maybe we could ask Jim Rob to open a “fantasy” forum. That’s where this really belongs.


13 posted on 06/22/2012 2:50:17 PM PDT by upchuck (Need is not an acceptable lifestyle choice; dependent is not a career. ~ Dr. Tim Nerenz)
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To: Hunton Peck
Well, better start preparing.....

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14 posted on 06/22/2012 2:50:51 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Hunton Peck

according to here, the oceans were supposed to rise 40% unless if government action were taken:

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ELBRAAAAIBAJ&sjid=0m4DAAAAIBAJ&pg=6249,201325&dq=oceans+rising+2010+global+warming&hl=en


15 posted on 06/22/2012 2:55:53 PM PDT by MNDude ( Victimhood is the Holy Grail of liberalism)
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To: EGPWS

The 3’ rise by the year 2100 is in line with other projections. Yeh, the projections from FRAUDULENT IPCC SCAM ARTISTS.


16 posted on 06/22/2012 2:57:39 PM PDT by spawn44 (mu)
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To: Hunton Peck
They just never stop, do they.

Though I'm sorry to see so many Americans reading less, when I see this crap, I'm sort of glad they are.

17 posted on 06/22/2012 2:59:28 PM PDT by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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To: cripplecreek

The way I see it this just means six fewer inches between the hot asphalt and sand to toe dipping in the cool pacific. Works for me..


18 posted on 06/22/2012 3:00:31 PM PDT by Breto (The Establishment party is killing our country)
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To: dearolddad; hinckley buzzard

It is not the Sea that rises or falls.

It is the land moving up and down that causes ‘coastal’ changes. They even admit that in the article.


19 posted on 06/22/2012 3:02:30 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: W. W. SMITH
Now is there a brain here that can tell me the net effect between melting ice and evaporated water in relation to increases in temperature?

Yes, It is REVERSELY proportional.

The more heat the more ice melts, and if you keep up the heat or increase it, the melting ice turns into water vapor.

20 posted on 06/22/2012 3:06:13 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Hunton Peck

Obviously, this report is based on data collated BEFORE Obama was elected and promised to lower the sea levels.

21 posted on 06/22/2012 3:09:23 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: upchuck

“Thank you for posting this in chat.”

Thank you for noticing! :-)


22 posted on 06/22/2012 3:09:29 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (The patient is bleeding to death! Apply more leeches!)
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To: Thommas

You can take a greenhouse and fill it full of CO2, and the temperature stays the same. (unless the Sun goes behind a cloud).


23 posted on 06/22/2012 3:09:44 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Hunton Peck

Can we all line up and give this guy a wedgie when he is proven wrong in 2030?


24 posted on 06/22/2012 3:12:52 PM PDT by lurk
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To: W. W. SMITH
Now is there a brain here that can tell me the net effect between melting ice and evaporated water in relation to increases in temperature?

Smartaleck (but true) answer number TWO:

Sun melts Ice.

Clouds (water vapor) provide cover from Sun.

It takes the Sun a LONG LONG TIME to melt ice.

It only takes a SECOND for a CLOUD to drop the temperature by 10 degrees.

25 posted on 06/22/2012 3:15:07 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Hunton Peck

Just damn...there’s goes the Oregon Coast. With all the Californians moving to Oregon, elevations on land will decrease by a couple of feet, to boot.


26 posted on 06/22/2012 3:16:46 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (My dream ticket for 2012 is John Galt & Dagny Taggart!)
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To: Hunton Peck
You guys need to be more respectful of scientific authority. The projection wasn't made by some pissant little research council, it was made by the National Research Council. That sounds pretty darned important to me.
27 posted on 06/22/2012 3:24:11 PM PDT by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: Hunton Peck

Here’s a chick tract with some past lies ...

http://chick.com/reading/tracts/1075/1075_01.asp


28 posted on 06/22/2012 3:26:03 PM PDT by ROTB (FReepmail me if you want to join a team seeking the LORD for a Christian revival now in the USA.)
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To: Perdogg; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Rurudyne; steelyourfaith; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; xcamel; Quix; ...

Thanks Hunton Peck. This is an interesting coinky-dinky — the alleged psychic, Edgar Cayce, referred to a 40 year period of Earth disasters running from 1958 to 1998 — but there’s an explicit reference in one of his purported readings to a different calendar, which adds on the length of Christ’s life (starts at the Crucifixion, rather than birth), hence add about 28 years (Herod died in 4 BC); the 40 year period runs from circa 1986 to 2016.


29 posted on 06/22/2012 3:28:47 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Thanks Hunton Peck. This is an interesting coinky-dinky — the alleged psychic, Edgar Cayce, referred to a 40 year period of Earth disasters running from 1958 to 1998 — but there’s an explicit reference in one of his purported readings to a different calendar, which adds on the length of Christ’s life (starts at the Crucifixion, rather than birth), hence add about 28 years (Herod died in 4 BC); the 40 year period runs from circa 1986 to 2016.


30 posted on 06/22/2012 3:29:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Oops.


31 posted on 06/22/2012 3:31:39 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Hunton Peck
Report: Calif. to get seas rising 6 inches by 2030
Associated Press

Report: Associated Press Will Print Any Leftist Gorebal Warming Tripe Whatsoever

32 posted on 06/22/2012 3:41:37 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: Hunton Peck

If we’re going to build special walls to make the sea level higher in California than everywhere else in the world I vote for building them 100 feet high, not a few inches.

I didn’t read the entire article but I assume they’re talking about something like building walls to hold in the ocean since sea level is the same everywhere without them. If seismic activity causes the difference, they’ll have bigger problems than increased sea level.


33 posted on 06/22/2012 3:42:33 PM PDT by LostPassword
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To: cripplecreek

Maybe the state is just sinking because there are so many people living there. I do believe this theory is supported by at least one of our illustrious politicians in DC.


34 posted on 06/22/2012 3:43:59 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Hunton Peck
Try to google "Rising Sea Level" and every science "hack" with a computer pops up with his results of "computer modeling."
Geez, there are hundreds of them.
The serious one never pops up. I'll save you the trouble.

Remember global warming and the East Anglia Fraud? The raw data those "scientist-criminals" "lost or erased" can never be replaced.
Sea Level Rise is the new magnet for every nut case from Al Gore to your neighborhood homeless mutterer.

Here we go.

Devastating Rising Sea Level Fraud Rebuttal --- by a real Science Expert

35 posted on 06/22/2012 3:47:28 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: publius911
I can't resist adding this one.
What a clueless megalomaniacal hack sounds like...

"I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able to look back and tell our children that this was the moment when we began to provide care for the sick and good jobs to the jobless; this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal"
June 3, 2008 Obama's nomination victory speech, St. Paul

36 posted on 06/22/2012 3:50:26 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: Hunton Peck

The seas won’t be rising 6”, California will be sinking 6”, weighed down by its growing mass of stupidity.


37 posted on 06/22/2012 3:52:30 PM PDT by Larry - Moe and Curly (Loose lips sink ships.)
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To: Hunton Peck

Given their track record, prepare for no rise in sea level by 2030.


38 posted on 06/22/2012 3:55:18 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Hunton Peck

Scam by planners to use zoning/police power to regulate land use along coast. Pure phooey!


39 posted on 06/22/2012 3:56:07 PM PDT by pointsal
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To: Homer_J_Simpson
You guys need to be more respectful of scientific authority.

Either you forgot the sarcasm tag or you are having another D'OH! moment.

Perhaps reading the article at the link in post 35 might help.

40 posted on 06/22/2012 4:01:28 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: Hunton Peck

Wonder how many tax dollars this scam cost We the People?


41 posted on 06/22/2012 4:06:41 PM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: Hunton Peck

This is gonna be sweet! We can all boat to work instead of driving. Plus, sea lions and mermaids in my front yard, if I remember to fill the feeders.


42 posted on 06/22/2012 4:08:18 PM PDT by fr_freak
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So ??? What’s the big deal? The only reason God made California was to keep the water from encroaching on Arizona.


43 posted on 06/22/2012 4:14:25 PM PDT by jmax (Be warned....I'm armed. Round is chambered, full magazine is inserted, safety is off.)
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To: cripplecreek

No it won’t. It will drop 6 inches on the east coast. As you go north through the northwest passage you will be able to detect a very small downwards slope. The change will be much faster south of Tierra del Fuego - a 6 inch drop in about 100 miles. And in the middle of the Straits of Magellan there will simply be a drop of six inches in about two feet - rough on any hull. The Panama canal may still be usable.


44 posted on 06/22/2012 4:16:55 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: cripplecreek
Wow. We have so decimated our planet that the physical laws of nature don't apply anymore.

We have screwed up gravity!

45 posted on 06/22/2012 4:24:30 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Hunton Peck

BS. the bay in San Francisco hasn’t risen an inch since before I was born and probably before California was explored by the Russians.


46 posted on 06/22/2012 4:25:10 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live thnrough it anyway)
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To: publius911

Very interesting link. Thanks for posting it.

Morner says that there’s no sea level trend, just the same cycles there have been since the last Ice Age. Also, he has interesting insights into the way climatologists cherry-pick observations and falsify evidence to fit their models, instead of changing their models to fit the observations.


47 posted on 06/22/2012 4:27:42 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (The patient is bleeding to death! Apply more leeches!)
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To: publius911

He wuz Keeding...


48 posted on 06/22/2012 4:33:39 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live thnrough it anyway)
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To: Hunton Peck

I’ve noticed since BO is president that my bathtub has been leaning southward. I’ve also notice that the water level in the tub is about 3 inches lower in the south end. Of course that just occurs whenever I use hot water. Cold water makes all the water the same height. With all these folks moving about, I think we need to consult with Rep Hank Johnson (D-Ga) to find if the states will tip over like Guam.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cesSRfXqS1Q


49 posted on 06/22/2012 4:42:39 PM PDT by snoopy 'n linus
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To: publius911
Either you forgot the sarcasm tag or you are having another D'OH! moment.

I don't use sarcasm tags or barf alerts. I assume most readers can figure out what I am getting at.

Thanks for pointing out the link to the interview with the sea-level science guy, though. I enjoyed it. Especially stuff like this:

They "know" the answer; the rest of us, we are searching for the answer. Because we are field geologists; they are computer scientists. So all this talk that sea level is rising, this stems from computer modeling, not from observations. The observations don't find it!

There is the climate scare-monger game plan in a nutshell. You start with the desired outcome (threatened catastrophe), you build computer models that give the desired outcome, then you manufacture evidence to give the whole thing credibility. Works on progressives every time.

50 posted on 06/22/2012 4:43:26 PM PDT by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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