Greenland Endures

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Charles the Moderator has been doing a fantastic job of keeping WUWT humming along, and deserves everyone’s thanks. Today he sent me an interesting article…

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…

Migrating snowline plays outsized role in setting pace of Greenland ice melt

Patches of snow and bare ice near the edge of the snowline provide an illustration of the difference in reflectivity between the two surfaces. Credit Clément Miège PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown…

New research finds possible second impact crater hiding under Greenland ice

WASHINGTON — Scientists have discovered a possible second impact crater buried under more than a mile of ice in northwest Greenland. This follows the finding, announced in November 2018, of…

Greenland ice melting four times faster than in 2003, study finds

Public Release: 21-Jan-2019 Southwest part of the island could be major contributor to sea level rise Ohio State University COLUMBUS, Ohio – Greenland is melting faster than scientists previously thought–and…

Melting ice sheets release tons of methane into the atmosphere, study finds

From EurekAlert! Public Release: 3-Jan-2019 Melting ice sheets release tons of methane into the atmosphere, study finds University of Bristol Melting ice sheet release tons of methane into the atmosphere,…

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…

Greenland Ice Sheet apparently gains mass for the 2nd year in a row

Long-time WUWT reader Dave Burton writes: I’ve seen no official pronouncement from DMI, but here are their graphs for Greenland Ice Sheet (GIS) surface mass balance (SMB), for the 2016-2017…

Woods Hole: Greenland Ice Melt linked to the natural AMO cycle

Study links natural climate oscillations in north Atlantic to Greenland ice sheet melt WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION Scientists have known for years that warming global climate is melting the Greenland…

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…

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…

Surprise! Greenland ice sheet melting being driven by ice-loving algae

From the American Geophysical Union and the “but we’ll still find a way to blame CO2, just you wait” department. It seems this is a frustrating day for climate-ice researchers,…

Remember when the calving of the Petermann Glacier was a sure sign of ‘global warming’? Never mind.

WUWT readers may recall some articles we did years back debunking the alarm over the Petermann glacier calving off a large iceberg. In case you are unfamiliar, it’s what glaciers…

Greenland ice stream retreated during a cold period of climate

From the UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI Ice stream retreats under a cold climate Why did the Jakobshavn Isbræ ice stream in West Greenland retreat under a cold climate period called the…

Shock news: Melting ice in Greenland makes seawater a bit less salty

From AARHUS UNIVERSITY and the obvious science with one datapoint department The melting ice makes the sea around Greenland less saline For the first time, ocean data from Northeast Greenland…

Good For The Greenland Ice Sheet, Bad For The Corn Belt

Guest essay by David Archibald One thing that climate rationalists and warmers can agree on is that we all would like to have a healthy Greenland Ice Sheet. The good…

Alarmists Gone Wild: Greenland losing 400 cubic km ice cubes per year!!!

Guest post by David Middleton […] The thaw is happening far faster than once expected. Over the past three decades the area of sea ice in the Arctic has fallen…

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…

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…

Oh, darn. Study: Most meltwater in Greenland fjords likely comes from icebergs, not glaciers

From the AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION Most meltwater in Greenland fjords likely comes from icebergs, not glaciers WASHINGTON, DC — Icebergs contribute more meltwater to Greenland’s fjords than previously thought, losing…

Study: 'accelerated melting of the lower Greenland ice sheet' due to bacteria darkening the surface albedo

From RESEARCH ORGANIZATION OF INFORMATION AND SYSTEMS and the “dirty snow” department. Factors promoting growth of cryoconite granule formation and glacial/ice sheet melting Cryoconite granules (see Figure 1) are dark, millimeter-sized…

Claim: Greenland Ice Melt "worse than previously thought"

Guest essay by JohnA Yes, it’s been a while because frankly, it’s difficult for me to keep following eco-Armageddon when I keep falling asleep or doing other stuff like living…

In Honor of Secretary of State John Kerry’s Global Warming Publicity-Founded Visit to Greenland…

…A Few Model-Data Comparisons of Greenland Surface Air Temperatures Guest Post by Bob Tisdale Mass losses from Greenland’s ice sheets have been one of the focuses of alarmists for decades.…

Desperate Claim: Greenland's 2015 melt records consistent with 'Arctic amplification'

From Columbia University and the “any weather event is now proof of global warming” department comes this reach of a paper trying to claim that a northern jet stream excursion…