Greenland

May 11, 2015--Sea level rise accelerated over the past two decades, research finds (Guardian)

Sea level rise sped up over the last two decades rather than slowing down as previously thought, according to new research. Records from tide gauges and satellites have shown sea level rise slowing slightly over the past 20 years. But as the ice sheets of West Antarctica and Greenland shed ever more water into the ocean, climate models show it should be doing the opposite.


December 15, 2014--Greenland ice melt underestimated, study says (Guardian)

Melting ice from the coast of Greenland could make a much bigger contribution to rising sea levels than has previously been thought, a new study suggests. Scientists believe a previously overlooked side-effect of global warming could greatly increase the rate of melting of the vast Greenland ice sheet.


July 19, 2013--Study: Long-term sea level rise is inevitable (Summit Voice)

Sea level rise is here to stay, according to researchers with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, who recently published a study combining evidence from early Earth’s climate history with comprehensive computer simulations using physical models of all four major contributors to long-term global sea-level rise.


July 13, 2010--Greenland glacier breaks up overnight (Summit Voice)

Scientists are keeping a close watch on Greenland’s ice sheet to monitor global warming impacts in one of the most temperature-sensitive places on Earth. And last week, they watched as a massive 2.7-square mile secion of the Jakobshavn Isbrae glacier broke apart and floated off into the sea.


December 15, 2009--Sea levels set to rise more than expected due to 'deeply surprising' Greenland melt (Environmental News Network)

A new study by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program estimates that the sea will rise by 0.5 to 1.5 meters by 2100, threatening coastal cities and flooding island nations.

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