Ice sheets attract water because of gravity

Greenland

ice sheet

Ice

mass

Ocean

mass

As their mass decreases, they have less gravitational pull. This makes water flow away

Local sea level

goes down

Ice

mass

Ocean

mass

Higher than

averarage rise

on other side

of the Earth

Ice sheets attract water because of gravity

Greenland

ice sheet

Ice

mass

Ocean

mass

As their mass decreases, they have less gravitational pull. This makes water flow away

Local sea level

goes down

Ice

mass

Ocean

mass

Higher than

averarage rise

on other side

of the Earth

Ice sheets attract water because of gravity

Greenland

ice sheet

Ice

mass

Ocean

mass

As their mass decreases, they have less gravitational pull. This makes water flow away

Local sea level

goes down

Ice

mass

Ocean

mass

Higher than

averarage rise

on other side

of the Earth

Ice sheets attract water because of gravity

As their mass decreases, they have less gravitational pull. This makes water flow away

Local sea level

goes down

Greenland

ice sheet

Ice

mass

Ocean

mass

Higher than

averarage rise

on other side

of the Earth