Decrease in Greenland Ice Sheet

Decrease in Greenland Ice Sheet

The rate of change from mid-2002 to mid-2005 of GRACE monitoring represents an ice mass decrease of 162 ± 22 km3 yr-1, which contributes about 0.4 ± 0.1 mm yr-1 to sea-level rise. Credit: I. Velicogna and J. Wahr, University of Colorado (reproduced from Geophysical Research Letters with permission from the American Geophysical Union).

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