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Greenland, Antarctic Ice Melting Faster Than Expected

The ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica are melting significantly faster than previously estimated, according to a new international report led by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Unless the trend is reversed, the melting ice sheets will push global sea levels up six inches by 2050, the scientists found.
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Satellite Provides Sharper Picture of Shrinking Ice Sheet

News : Truthdig (14 hours ago)

By Tim Radford, Climate News Network The most detailed study yet of the Greenland ice sheet illustrates the complex process that is causing billions of metric tons to melt ever year. Read Post

NASA notes sea level is falling in press release – but calls it a “Pothole on Road to Higher Seas”

Academics / General Science : Watts Up With That? (3 years ago)

From the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab An Update from NASA’s Sea Level Sentinels: Like mercury in a thermometer, ocean waters expand as they warm. This, along with melting glaciers and ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica, drives sea le... Read Post

A Study Of Antarctica Ice Glaciers Reveals Cause For Concern

News : The Inquisitr - News (2 weeks ago)

Antarctica ice glaciers are melting much faster than had been previously thought, according to the results of recent studies on the region. Newly analyzed data of 21 years of ice glacier study at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in ... Read Post


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