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Following the Ice 8: Epic Melting

A few days ago, my advisor called my satellite phone to let me know that in early July, something like 98 percent of the surface of the Greenland Ice Sheet was melting at once, or, as the media put it, “The entire Greenland Ice Sheet melted.” Although the Greenland Ice Sheet is still there, this year’s melting will be something to remember.During last year's melt season, Leverett Glacier’s catchment area probably lost about one-third as much ice as what is currently melting this summer...

August 6, 2012 — Ben Linhoff
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