Greenland

Ice Melt Tracked By Seismic Waves

Tracking Greenland’s ice melt with seismic waves. Technique uses vibrations generated by crashing ocean waves to monitor ice sheet’s seasonal changes. by Jennifer Chu, Massachusetts Institute…


Meltwater Speeds Glacier Ice Loss

Ice loss is accelerating in Greenland’s coastal glaciers, Dartmouth study finds. Results show meltwater from these glaciers is playing a larger role in glacier stability…


Thermal Lid Caps Greenland Ice Sheet

Study finds limit on evaporation to ice sheets, but that may change. Researchers report that very little of the snow and ice on the vast interior of…


Greenland Highs Linked To Climate Change

Climate change and extreme weather – including unusually wet summers in the UK – linked to high pressure weather systems over Greenland. Study finds increase in…


Study Plots Greenland Melt Water

Study reveals the fate of melting glacial ice in Greenland. A team of researchers has discovered what happens to the freshwater that pours into the surrounding oceans as…