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IPCC Underestimates Greenland Ice Loss

By Glaciers, ice sheet

Greenland’s ice mass loss appears to be 22 percent more than 2013 IPCC suggests. The IPCC uses four major outlet glaciers to define Greenland ice mass loss. The most recent evaluation uses 130 glaciers and nearly 100,000 satellite laser altimetry points across Greenland. This work was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of…

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Greenland Glacier Discharge Increases 220% in Summertime

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Ian Bartholomew at Edinburgh University in Scotland said the variability was much stronger than earlier observations of glacier movement in Greenland. The study was published in the journal Nature Geoscience. this behavior was not observed before about the mid 1990s. It was also tat about this time that great icequakes were discovered coming from the…

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