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Media Advisory 08-022

Still Images and Video Available: Lakes of Meltwater Can Crack Greenland's Ice and Contribute to Faster Ice-Sheet Flow

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Photo of Greenland surface lake

Surface lakes of meltwater--called supraglacial lakes--dot the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Credit: Ian Joughin / University of Washington Polar Science Center


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Photo of scientists installing a monitoring station in Greenland

Ian Howat and Twila Moon, from the University of Washington, install a station to remotely monitor and record weather information.

Credit: Ian Joughin / University of Washington Polar Science Center


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