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Salinity, 54 Salt, 54

Salt marshes, 49 Saltwater, 49, 75 Savannahs, 71, 102 Scavia, Don, 76 Scientists, 4-6, 44 Scotland, 90 Sea ice, 25t, 32 Sea-level rise on Atlantic Coast, 47t contributors to, 36t dikes and, 52 global, 53-54 impacts of, 6-7 for islands, 54, 55 predictions regarding, 42-48 thermal expansion and, 30-32, 101 on U.S. coastlines, 47t, 49-53 Sea of Japan, 22 Seager, Richard, 41, 70 Seattle Times (newspaper), 90 Seattle (WA), 16, 41, 79 Seismic activity, 94 Severn estuary (Wales), 89 Shipping, 76 Siberia, 14 Simms, Andrew, 55 Skeptical Science (Web site), 23 Snow, 3, 10, 24, 26, 61 Snowdrifts, 33 Snowmelt, 78, 79, 81 Snowpack, 78-79, 81, 106 Soil, 28

Soil salinity, 54 Solar radiation, 3 Southwest, 62, 70, 81, 102 Spawning, 93

Specific heat, 13, 19, 99, 106 Statue of Liberty, 42

Stewart, Robert, 19, 20 Storms rising seas and, 49 surges from, 51, 54 temperature rise and, 66, 67 tropical, 17 wetlands and, 51 Stormwater runoff, 14 Strand, Stuart, 21 Stratosphere, 3, 7 Sublimation, 11, 106 Sudan, 69

Summer sea ice, 24, 26 Summers, 14 The Sun (newspaper), 42 Sunlight, 3, 4, 11, 20, 23, 24 Surges, 51, 54 Swimming, 83

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