Scientists find missing piece in glacier melt predictions


Melting Greenland. Photo source: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Stanford scientists have revealed the presence of water stored within a glacier in Greenland, where the rapidly changing ice sheet is a major contributor to the sea-level rise North America will experience in the next 100 years.

This observation — which came out of a new way of looking at existing data — has been a missing component for models aiming to predict how melting glaciers will impact the planet…

Read Full Article; Science Daily (10-15-2018)