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Greenland Rises While Miami Sinks

Glaciers permanently disappear, fueling sea-level rise and isostatic rebound

Greenland Ice Sheet (Modified) — By Christine Zenino from Chicago, US — Greenland Ice Sheet, CC BY 2.0

Hindsight may show the past two decades were a tipping point, triggering a permanent meltdown of the Greenland ice sheet. A new study by scientists at Ohio State University (King et al.) used four decades of satellite data to trace Greenland’s ice-loss history. The study found…

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William House

William House

Exploring relationships between people and our planet — Stories and articles promoting science, art, environmental awareness, and human insights.