Greenland's "Grand Canyon" Discovered Under Ice Sheet! A colossal canyon, the longest on Earth, has just been found under Greenland's ice sheet, scientists announced on Thursday, Aug. in the journal Science.
Global warming is causing rain to melt the Greenland ice sheet
Summer Weather 2015 Greenland Ice Sheet Greenland’s ice sheet has been melting faster than normal this year. Both higher temperatures and increased rainfall are said to be affecting the massive ice sheet.
Greenland's ice sheet: Climate change outlook gets a little more dire
A NASA-funded study finds that the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets are losing mass at an accelerating pace, three times faster than that of mountain glaciers and ice caps. Here, the Store Glacier, West Greenland.
A team of university scientists and a NASA colleague were greatly surprised to discover an ancient tundra landscape preserved under the Greenland Ice Sheet, below two miles of ice.
Sexist Internet Trolls Tell This 16-Year-Old Explorer To “Go Make A Sandwich”, And Her Comeback Is Epic
Sexist Internet Trolls Tell This 16-Year-Old Explorer To “Go Make A Sandwich”, And Her Comeback Is Epic | she became the youngest person to complete the Polar Hat Trick, which includes traversing the North Pole, South Pole, and Greenland ice sheet. Not only that, she schooled her trolls in a way they will never forget.
"Meltwater flows across the top of the Greenland ice sheet southeast of Ilulissat, which has been sullied by cryoconite, or ash and soot. The presence of cryoconite deposited on top of the ice sheet triples the melt rate" Photo by Daniel Beltrá
Melting in Greenland sets new record before end of melting season. By August Greenland had more melting than in the entire melting season of which previously held the record for greatest melting in one year.