Inconvenient: NASA says a Greenland glacier did an about-face – growing again

“…scientists were so shocked to find the change.” From NASA JPL: Cold Water Currently Slowing Fastest Thinning Greenland Glacier NASA research shows that Jakobshavn Glacier, which has been Greenland’s fastest-flowing and fastest-thinning glacier for the last 20 years, has made an unexpected about-face. Jakobshavn is now flowing more slowly, thickening, and advancing toward the ocean…

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Greenland Is Melting Faster Than Ever

From LiveScience By Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Contributor | December 5, 2018 02:00pm ET Each summer, large rivers emerge on the surface of Greenland, swiftly sending meltwater from the ice sheet into the sea. Credit: Sarah Das/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Greenland is melting faster today than it has at any time in the last 350…

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…

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…