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Why is Greenland covered in ice?

The ice on Greenland could only form due to processes in the deep Earth interior. Large-scale glaciations in the Arctic only began about 2.7...

Massive study provides first detailed look at how Greenland’s ice is...

The Greenland Ice Sheet is the second-largest body of ice on Earth. It covers an area about five times the size of New York...

Research resolves discrepancy in Greenland temperatures during end of last ice...

A new study of three ice cores from Greenland documents the warming of the large ice sheet at the end of the last ice...

Study links Greenland ice sheet collapse, sea level rise 400,000 years...

A new study suggests that a warming period more than 400,000 years ago pushed the Greenland ice sheet past its stability threshold, resulting in...

Climate change, forest fires drove widespread surface melting of Greenland ice...

A Dartmouth-led study finds that rising temperatures and ash from Northern Hemisphere forest fires combined to cause large-scale surface melting of the Greenland ice...

Researchers find 3-million-year-old landscape beneath Greenland Ice Sheet

Glaciers are commonly thought to work like a belt sander. As they move over the land they scrape off everything—vegetation, soil, and even the...

Researchers Find 3-million-year-old Landscape Beneath Greenland Ice Sheet

Glaciers and ice sheets are commonly thought to work like a belt sander. As they move over the land they scrape off everything —...

Enormous aquifer discovered under Greenland ice sheet

Buried underneath compacted snow and ice in Greenland lies a large liquid water reservoir that has now been mapped by researchers using data from...

Lakes discovered beneath Greenland ice sheet

The subglacial lakes are the first to be identified in GreenlandThe study, published in Geophysical Research Letters, discovered two subglacial lakes 800 metres below...

NASA Data Reveals Mega-Canyon Under Greenland Ice Sheet

Data from a NASA airborne science mission reveals evidence of a large and previously unknown canyon hidden under a mile of Greenland ice. The canyon...

Scientists Use New Approach to Reveal Function of Greenland’s Ice Sheet

MISSOULA – Findings from a large-scale ice drilling study on the Greenland ice sheet by a team of University of Montana and University of...

Greenland Rocks Provide Evidence of Earth Formation Process

Rocks dating back 3.4 billion years from south-west Greenland's Isua mountain range have yielded valuable information about the structure of Earth during its earliest...

Earth’s Oldest Known Impact Crater Found in Greenland

A 100 kilometre-wide crater has been found in Greenland, the result of a massive asteroid or comet impact a billion years before any other...

Sea level rise less from Greenland, more from Antarctica, than expected...

During the last prolonged warm spell on Earth, the oceans were at least four meters - and possibly as much as 6.5 meters, or...

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