02 Feb '15, 6pm

We could have more volcano eruptions thanks to climate change: Here’s an odd addition to the litany of less-th...

Here’s an odd addition to the litany of less-than-great things climate researchers are telling us to expect in the years ahead: Iceland is getting taller and, consequently, more volcanic. As climate change melts glaciers, causing some low-lying islands to face inhabitability , Iceland is more or less seeing the opposite thing happen — the island country is rising . According to a new paper in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, this land-level rise is, apparently, what can happen when 11 billion tons of ice sitting on said land slide into the sea each year. “It’s similar to putting weights on a trampoline. If you take the weights off, the trampoline will bounce right back up to its original flat shape,” Richard Bennett, one of the geologists behind the study, helpfully told The Guardian . The research team relied on 62 GPS devices, usually used to monitor earthquakes...

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