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If all the boats, ships etc were taken out of the oceans, would the sea level fall or rise. I would think that it would fall and expose more land. :confused:
 

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If all the boats, ships etc were taken out of the oceans, would the sea level fall or rise. I would think that it would fall and expose more land. :confused:
Same as when you get out of the bath, and your rocks get exposed.:crazy:

Fark you must be bored,:D
 

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Just move grandson from Maryborough to Hervey Bay and having a beer. Thoughts crop up. So, when the oceans rise due to global warming, we take some boats out of the water.:D
 

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You know this can be calculated, all you need to do is add the total displacement weight of all the ships and boats in the world (start with mine at 1/2 tonne or just under 1/2 a cubic meter of water taking the SG of saltwater into the equation) and go from there then you need to calculate the area of the seas and oceans then divide the displacement volume up to spread over that area, for the sake of ease we will assume all land is surrounded by cliffs so land angles don't come into account, could get a bit complicated if we didn't do that :rolleyes:.

Sea levels would drop accordingly.
 

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How about a Displacement Tax. Governments would make squillions.
 

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Get all the swimmers out of the water, especially the FAT ones.
Bloody hell doing this at Bondi in peak terrorist season would solve all our rising seas problems.
 

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The sea level would drop, but only very minutely.
Would you also remove all the shipwrecks on the bottom of the seas? Would have to calculate them in as well. (which would be virtually impossible, even if it was known how many shipwrecks there are).
When you consider the average depth of the ocean is ~3.8km and it consumes around around 70% of the surface of the Earth (from memory) it's hard to see the water level dropping by more than a few hundredths of a millimeter.
 

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Well then I guess every time you catch a fish and don't throw it back the level drops too.

More fishing I say!
 

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And we had better get the Jap's to study more whales.
 

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Well then I guess every time you catch a fish and don't throw it back the level drops too.

More fishing I say!
OK I promise to catch bigger fish, that's the least I can do for the environment.
 

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But the fish swim in the water, so, do they displace any?
 

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But, the submarine is full of air. If a torpedo were released, would that increase or reduce the displacement?
 

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