TABLE C.1 Ice Mass Loss Rates, in Terms of Sea-Level Equivalent, Measured or Inferred for Alaska, Greenland, and Antarctica

Source Period Ice Loss Rates (mm yr-1 SLE)
Alaska
Berthier et al. (2010) 1962–2006 -0.12 ± 0.02
Cogley (2012) 1990–2005 -0.09 ± 0.00
1995–2005 -0.08 ± 0.00
2000–2005 -0.15 ± 0.02
Dyurgerov (2010) 1992–2006 -0.20 ± 0.02
Arendt et al. (2002) 1992–2002 -0.27 ± 0.10
Tamisiea et al. (2005) 2002–2003 -0.31 ± 0.09
Luthcke et al. (2008) 2003–2007 -0.23 ± 0.01
Pritchard et al. (2010) 2003–2008 -0.18 ± 0.14
Greenland Ice Sheet
Wu et al. (2010) 2002–2009 -0.29 ± 0.06
Sørensen et al. (2011) 2004–2008 -0.58 ± 0.06
Schrama and Wouters (2011) 2003–2010 -0.56 ± 0.05
Cazenave et al. (2009) 2003–2008 -0.38 ± 0.05
Zwally et al. (2011) 1992–2002 -0.02 ± 0.01
2003–2007 -0.47 ± 0.01
Velicogna (2009) 2002–2009 -0.62 ± 0.09
Pritchard et al. (2010) 2004–2010 -0.54 ± 0.06
Baur et al. (2009) 2003–2009 -0.49 ± 0.03
Slobbe et al. (2009) 2003–2008 -0.59 ± 0.22
2003–2007 -0.38 ± 0.19
Rignot et al. (2011) 1992–2010 -0.43 ± 0.14
Chen et al. (2011) 2002–2005 -0.43 ± 0.10
2005–2010 -0.68 ± 0.10
Antarctic Ice Sheet
Wu et al. (2010) 2002–2009 -0.24 ± 0.12
Wingham et al. (2006) 1993–2003 0.07 ± 0.19
Velicogna (2009) 2002–2009 -0.40 ± 0.20
Chen et al. (2009) 2002–2006 -0.40 ± 0.16
2006–2009 -0.61 ± 0.25
Rignot et al. (2011) 1992–2010 -0.23 ± 0.25
Horwath and Dietrich (2009) 2002–2008 -0.30 ± 0.13
Moore and King (2008) 2002–2006 -0.45 ± 0.22
Cazenave et al. (2009) 2003–2008 -0.55 ± 0.06
Dong-Chen et al. (2009) 2003–2008 -0.22 ± 0.10
Shi et al. (2011) 2003–2008 -0.21 ± 0.01
Zwally et al. (2005) 1992–2001 -0.08 ± 0.14
Ivins et al. (2011) 2003–2009 -0.11 ± 0.02

 

TABLE C.2 Ice Loss Rates, Sea-Level Fingerprint Scale Factors, and Adjusted Rates of Sea-Level Rise for three U.S. West Coast Locations

Ice Loss Rate Alaska
0.16 mm yr-1 SLE
Greenland
0.35 mm yr-1 SLE
Antarctica
0.28 mm yr-1 SLE
Sum of Sources
0.79 mm yr-1 SLE
Area Scale
Factor
Adjusted
Sea-Level Rise
(mm yr-1)
Scale
Factor
Adjusted
Sea-Level Rise
(mm yr-1)
Scale
Factor
Adjusted
Sea-Level Rise
(mm yr-1)
Total Adjusted
Sea-Level Rise
(mm yr-1)
North coast -0.80 -0.13 0.75 0.26 1.17 0.33 0.46
Central coast -0.20 -0.03 0.87 0.30 1.17 0.33 0.60
South coast 0.20 0.03 0.92 0.32 1.17 0.33 0.68


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