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Enormous ice loss from Greenland glacier

Ground-based measuring devices and aircraft radar operated in the far northeast of Greenland show how much ice the 79° N-Glacier is losing. According to measurements conducted by the Alfred Wegener Institute, the thickness of the glacier has decreased by more than 160 metres since 1998. Warm ocean water flowing under…
bubmag
March 22, 2024
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Greenland Ice Sheet motion minimally impacted by late-season melting, study finds

Editors' notes This article has been reviewed according to Science X's editorial process and policies. Editors have highlighted the following attributes while ensuring the content's credibility: fact-checked peer-reviewed publication trusted source proofread by Hannah Bird , Phys.org West Greenland Ice Sheet total ice discharge and surface melting for April 2022 to…
bubmag
March 17, 2024
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Donald Trump Could Try to Buy Greenland Once More

Former U.S. President Donald Trump could reprise his attempt to buy Greenland from Denmark if elected to the White House for a second term, a prominent international relations expert told Newsweek, though "he would only do so if he felt there was a chance of success." In August 2019, then-President…
bubmag
March 13, 2024
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Five Coldest Countries in the World

1. Greenland To start things off, we have the island with the lowest temperature in the world. Despite its misleading name, Greenland’s bitter cold temperatures evoke anything but visions of sunny pastures and verdant valleys. Eighty percent of the world’s largest island is blanketed in a 4-kilometer thick ice sheet. …
bubmag
September 5, 2023