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      Wow! Nasa reports Greenlands icesheet melts 97% in a matter of days! #globalwarming #climatechange

    • Patricia MacEwen

      SATELLITES SEE UNPRECEDENTED GREENLAND ICE SHEET SURFACE MELT... July 24, 2012: For several days this month, Greenland's surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations. Nearly the entire ice cover of Greenland, from its thin, low-lying coastal edges to its two-mile-thick center, experienced some degree of melting at its surface, according to measurements from three independent satellites analyzed by NASA and university scientists. On average in the summer, about half of the surface of Greenland's ice sheet naturally melts. At high elevations, most of that melt water quickly refreezes in place. Near the coast, some of the melt water is retained by the ice sheet and the rest is lost to the ocean. But this year the extent of ice melting at or near the surface jumped dramatically. According to satellite data, an estimated 97 percent of the ice sheet surface thawed at some point in mid-July. Source:

    • Heidi Cullen

      An unusually widespread Greenland ice melt event has links to "heat dome" and long-term manmade global warming.

    • Jen Campbell

      Melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet: Short Term Event or Long Term Climate Change? | GeekMom |

    • TerraPass

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