Frozen Underworld Discovered Beneath Greenland Ice Sheet

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A radar crossection image, 3000 meters deep by 150 kilometers long, of the finely layered structures beneath the surface of a Greenland glacier. Credit: Mike Wolovick, Columbia University.

Frozen Underworld Discovered Beneath Greenland Ice Sheet – where melting and refreezing has created gigantic finely layered structures, reportsSuzanne Goldenberg at the UK Guardian. Understanding how that complex structure affects the speed of melt is the next challenge.

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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