Insta-melt in Greenland, according to DMI

People send me stuff. h/t to WUWT reader “Theyouk” Here we have a graphic from the Danish Meteorological Institute that shows Greenland has increased it’s surface melt dramatically in a very short time. Source: http://www.dmi.dk/uploads/tx_dmidatastore/webservice/e/n/i/b/m/Melt_combine.png The question is: is it real, or some measurement artifact or processing error? The temperature at the Greenland summit station on…

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A Geological Perspective of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Guest Geological Perspective by David Middleton Before we get to my geological perspective of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS), let’s first have a look at the NASA perspective: Greenland Ice Loss 2002-2016 The mass of the Greenland ice sheet has rapidly declined in the last several years due to surface melting and iceberg calving. Research…

Oceans Melting Greenland campaign (OMG)

UCI, NASA reveal new details of Greenland ice loss Data are dramatically increasing knowledge of how the ocean is melting the ice sheet From the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – IRVINE Irvine, Calif., February 9, 2017 – Less than a year after the first research flight kicked off NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland campaign, data from the…

Studies worry: Is Greenland on thin ice?

From the UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT Greenland on thin ice? Two studies in Nature open deep history of Greenland’s ice sheet — and raise new questions about its stability The ice sheet covering Greenland is four times bigger than California — and holds enough water to raise global sea-level more than twenty feet if most of it…