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FRISFoundation for Rape Information and Services
FRISForest Restoration Information Service (UN Environment Programme and World Conservation Monitoring Centre)
FRISFire Research Information Services (now Building and Fire Research Laboratory Research Information Services; Gaithersburg, MD)
FRISFarm and Ranch Irrigation Survey
FRISFilchner-Ronne Ice Shelf (Antarctica)
FRISFisheries Research Institute of Slovenia
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Antarctica's Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, located just east of the giant peninsula that extends toward South America, hasn't caused much worry to date in terms of sea level rise.
An inflow of warmer water beneath the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf will melt the ice from below.
Along the western coast, the giant Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf helps to hold back the flow of ice from land to sea.