Heavy late summer rain in Greenland speeds up ice melt
Melting and movement of the Greenland ice sheet is increased by heavy rain.
Intense late summer rainfall increases melting and movement of the Greenland ice sheet. It is the results of investigations with Danish participation, which are published in the international journal Nature Geoscience.
We're seeing that warm wet weather, that is increasing with climate change, is driving more melt of the Greenland Ice Sheet than we thought, says Professor Jason Box from GEUS to ScienceNordic.
Read the article on ScienceNordic: Heavy summer rain in Greenland speeds up ice melt
Read the article in Nature Geoscience: Amplified melt and flow of the Greenland ice sheet driven by late-summer cyclonic rainfall.
Professor Jason E. Box, GEUS
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