Originally Posted by Joshi
As Thrik says.
Seriously, how is something not in the water displacing said water. Any ice floating above the water will add to the sea when melted, I don't see how you don't get this. By your logic, if I stick my hand in a bucket of water, an entire Joshi's worth of water will be displaced. Seriously, ask a science teacher, or read a book, or just anything that might educate you before making such claims.
Actually I spoke to my science teacher about it ages ago and heard a lengthily interview on the radio about this but since I can't really back myself up and can't remember enough to be articulate about this I think I'll just go back to being comfortably stupid..