In warmer climates, Greenlandic deltas have grown

Posted In Climate Change, News
Oct
8


NASA Study Identifies New Pathway for Greenland Meltwater to Reach Ocean. Photo source: NASA

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Deltas are important ecosystems, where freshwater meets the sea, and where people for centuries have been engaged in agriculture and fishing. Today, most of the deltas in the world are drowning because of increased human exploitation and a rise in the global sea level.

In an article just published in Nature, a research team led by researchers at the University of Copenhagen has shown that deltas in Greenland, unlike most other deltas, are growing…

Read Full Article; Science Daily (10-04-2017)

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