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Team Finds Subtropical Waters Flushing Through Greenland Fjord
February 16, 2010
Waters from warmer latitudes--or subtropical waters--are reaching Greenland's glaciers, driving melting and likely triggering an acceleration of ice loss, reports a team of researchers led by Fiamma Straneo, a physical oceanographer from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
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