"As the glaciers around the world become smaller, they dramatically change landscapes," said Dan Shugar, a professor at the University of Washington Tacoma and co-author of the study. According to the research, the glaciers' ice works as a support for the rocks and the land mass surrounding them, so when this ice melts, the rock will fall into the water and get flooded, some gigantic tsunamis. the whole world.
However, this is not just a simple theory. In 2015, the melting of the Tyndall glacier in Alaska caused the collapse of the land in the area and sent 180 million tons of rock to the bottom of the Taan fjord.
The enormous amount of rock that was submerged under the water caused the displacement of huge amounts of water in that coast, resulting in a 193-meter high tsunami that reached the coast of Alaska just minutes away from the melting of the Tyndall glacier.
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Researchers are now looking for a way to warn the world of the enormous risk to humanity that climate change is causing. According to what they have discovered, it is possible that it is not too late to change anything.
The greenhouse effect and the melting and disappearance of glaciers around the world can not only cause tsunamis, but indirectly the greenhouse effect causes many of the natural disasters that have occurred in recent years around the world.