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Greenland Ice Sheet Flows Faster During Summer Melting

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June 25, 2002
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New measurements show that the flow of ice in the Greenland ice sheet has been accelerating since 1996 during the summer melt season. The results suggest that the ice sheet may be responding more quickly to the warming climate than previously thought.

New measurements show that the flow of ice in the Greenland ice sheet has been accelerating since 1996 during the summer melt season. The results suggest that the ice sheet may be responding more quickly to the warming climate than previously thought.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. (2002, June 25). Greenland Ice Sheet Flows Faster During Summer Melting. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/06/020625063721.htm
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. "Greenland Ice Sheet Flows Faster During Summer Melting." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/06/020625063721.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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