Monday, 18 July 2011

Greenland glacier grew as fast as it shrank

This glacier retreated 40 km from 1850 to the present. It advanced the same distance just as fast during the Little Ice Age before 1850.  Science Daily News

Jakobshavn Isbrae, a Greenland glacier, has retreated rapidly between 1850 and 2010.
A new UB study shows that its rate of advance during cooler times
was just as fast. (Credit: Bea Csatho)

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