Ice melt (IMAGE) Binghamton University Caption The timing and location of ice melt matters. Southern Hemisphere ice melt contributes to sea level rise in along the New York coastline. Credit GNS Science Usage Restrictions n/a License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.