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CU-Boulder Study Shows Greenland May Be Slip-sliding Away Due to Surface Lake Melt


April 16, 2012

supraglacial lake on the Greenland Ice Sheet Like snow sliding off a roof on a sunny day, the Greenland Ice Sheet may be sliding faster into the ocean due to massive releases of meltwater from surface lakes, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder-based Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences. Full Story

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