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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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Warming ocean layers will undermine polar ice sheets

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

Warming of the ocean's subsurface layers will melt underwater portions of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets faster than previously thought, according to new University of Arizona-led research. Such melting would increase the se... Read Post

Greenland And Antarctic Ice Sheet Melting, Rate Unknown

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

The Greenland and Antarctica ice sheets are melting, but the amounts that will melt and the time it will take are still unknown, according to researchers.... 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


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