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Extreme fieldwork, drones, climate modeling yield new insights about Greenland's melting ice sheet

A new UCLA-led study reinforces the importance of collaboration in assessing the effects of climate change.
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Nearly all of Greenland's ice sheet began to melt for a few days in July. Is climate change to blame? First Reaction LAST UPDATED AT 15:39 ON Wed 25 Jul 2012 MELTWATER was so sudden and widespread across the Greenland ice sheet earl...

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Despite Extreme Melt, Signs of Hope Emerge for Greenland Ice

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A new study in Science paints a more optimistic picture of Greenland's melting ice sheet than a recent "extreme melt" event suggests. Even with global warming, the ice sheet may be able to slow its melting rate much faster than prev...

Like Butter: Study Explains Surprising Acceleration Of Greenland Ice Melt

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In 2011, scientists found the Greenland Ice Sheet could undergo a cycle of melting and warming that is difficult to halt. This acceleration has put ice sheet loss far ahead of what most climate models had predicted several years ago...

Greenland’s ice is melting faster than previously thought

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The rate of melting ice from Greenland's ice sheet might be vastly underestimated according to a new study released Monday in Nature Climate Change. Data from satellites led the study to conclude that Greenland is likely to develop ...

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