|MadSci Network: Earth Sciences|
Dear mad scientist, According to the global warming scenario glaciers in the poles are partially going to melt, raising the oceans water level. That means that a substantial mass will move on earth's surface from the poles axes towards the equatorial line. I deduce that the angular speed of earth must slow down, while keeping the angular momentum constant, thus prolonging the duration of the day. - Has anyone calculated by how much will the day get longer? - Are there any practical implications to this effect? thanks
Re: Will earth rotation be affected by glaciers melting?
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