News tagged with greenland ice

Greenland's glaciers double in speed

 The contribution of Greenland to global sea level change and the mapping of previously unknown basins and mountains beneath the Antarctic Ice Sheet are highlighted in a new film released by Cambridge ...

Feb 21, 2011
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Sentinels of climate change

Ice currently covers more than 10 percent of our watery planet, yet its volume is continuing to decline at a staggering pace in response to our warming world.

Sep 29, 2010
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Scientists discover nanodiamonds in Greenland ice

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Maine volcanologist Andrei Kurbatov and glaciologist Paul Mayewski, along with 21 other scientists, coauthored a scientific paper released late last month that details the discovery of a layer ...

Sep 08, 2010
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Bedrock is a milestone in climate research

After years of concentrated effort, scientists from the North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling (NEEM) project hit bedrock more than 8,300 feet below the surface of the Greenland ice sheet last week. The project ...

Aug 04, 2010
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