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  1. The Greenland Ice Sheet: Now in HDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Science Daily

    The highest-resolution maps of the Greenland Ice Sheet are debuting. Starting with Worldview satellite imagery, The maps are already revealing previously unknown features on the ice sheet.

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  2. The Greenland Ice Sheet: Now in HDRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newswise

    ... example, Howat pointed to the portion of the mosaic showing Jakobshavn Glacier, the fastest-flowing glacier in the Greenland Ice Sheet. Icebergs that have calved off the edge of the glacier are visible floating out to sea-but so are cracks hundreds ...

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  3. Old Images Of Greenland Show Stunning Changes When Compared To TodayRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    By analyzing old photographs from the early 1900s and comparing them with contemporary ones, researchers have mapped the retreat of some Greenland glaciers. In the example above, the images show changes to a glacier in the vicinity of the Sukkertoppen ice cap in southwest Greenland.

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  4. Arctic Losing Snow And Ice, Absorbing More Heat, Federal Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Switched

    ... low in April. Arctic summer sea ice, while not setting a new record, continued a long-term, steady decline. And Greenland set a record in August for the least amount of sunlight reflected in that month, said the peer-reviewed report from the ...

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  5. Greenland may lose ice more rapidly than previously thoughtRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Environmental News Network

    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 State and Kansas combined, and if it melts completely, oceans could rise by 20 feet.

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  6. Greenland Ice Loss May Be Worse Than PredictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | How Stuff Works

    ... half of the crater. Earth Shots: Must-See Planet Pics (Nov. 28) A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday. Two ...

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  7. Greenland's Ice-Melt Models May Be Too SunnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | LiveScience

    The vast ice sheet covering Greenland could melt more quickly in the future than existing models predict, new research suggests. Scientists looked at satellite data collected by NASA's ICESat spacecraft and Operation IceBridge and plotted the elevation of 100,000 sites on Greenland from 1993 to 2012.

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  8. True Norths Gems Inc.: Mine Development Progress Report for the Aappaluttoq Ruby ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Market Wire

    ... is pleased to provide an update on the continued construction at its Aappaluttoq Ruby mine site, Southwest Greenland. There has been excellent progress since construction was initiated in September 2014 despite the freezing weather conditions. A ...

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  9. Greenland may lose ice more rapidly in future than previously thoughtRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Newkerala.com

    A new study has provided the first comprehensive picture of how Greenland's glaciers have changed over the past decade. The research at the University at Buffalo suggests that current ice sheet modeling studies are too simplistic to accurately predict the future contributions of the entire Greenland Ice Sheet to sea level rise and that Greenland may lose ice more rapidly in the near future than previously thought.

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  10. Greenland ice loss may be worse than predicted'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Korea Herald

    A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday. Two separate international studies raised concern about the pace of ice melt on the world's second largest ice sheet after Antarctica, and suggested that scientists may have underestimated the variable behavior of Greenland's ice.

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  11. Stunning Before and After Photographs Show the Impact of Global Warming on Greenland's GlaciersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Discover

    ... Observatory's imagery as is. It consists of the two photographs above of the Sukkertoppen ice cap in southwest Greenland, which is being affected by global warming. Both were shot from aircraft. Sometimes, a picture really is worth a thousand words ...

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  12. Massive study provides first detailed look at how Greenland's ice is vanishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Science Daily

    Scientists used NASA satellite and aerial data to reconstruct how the ice sheet changed at nearly 100,000 locations over many years. This NASA visualization shows the change in the surface elevation of the southeast region of the Greenland ice sheet between 2003 and 2012.

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  13. Greenland Ice Loss May be Worse than Predicted: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | News Max

    A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday. Two separate international studies raised concern about the pace of ice melt on the world's second largest ice sheet after Antarctica, and suggested that scientists may have underestimated the variable behavior of Greenland's ice.

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  14. Massive study provides detailed look at how Greenland's ice is vanishingRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | University at Buffalo

    The new research suggests that the Greenland Ice Sheet may lose ice more rapidly in the near future than previously thought "The great importance of our data is that for the first time, we have a comprehensive picture of how all of Greenland's glaciers have changed over the past decade." A NASA visualization shows some of the changes on the Greenland Ice Sheet that UB geophysicist Beata Csatho and colleagues describe in a new study.

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  15. An iceberg melts in Kulusuk, Greenland in this 2005 file photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | CTV

    U.S. meteorologists say last month was only the globe's seventh warmest November on record. That's the first time since July that a month hasn't broken the record for heat.

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  16. Greenland's vanishing iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | UB Reporter

    "The great importance of our data is that for the first time, we have a comprehensive picture of how all of Greenland's glaciers have changed over the past decade." The Greenland Ice Sheet is the second-largest body of ice on Earth.

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  17. Hidden movements of Greenland Ice Sheet, runoff revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | EurekAlert!

    This animation portrays the changes occurring in the surface elevation of the Greenland Ice Sheet since 2003 in three drainage areas: the southeast, the northeast and the... For years NASA has tracked changes in the massive Greenland Ice Sheet. This week scientists using NASA data released the most detailed picture ever of how the ice sheet moves toward the sea and new insights into the hidden plumbing of melt water flowing under the snowy surface.

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  18. SeaWorld CEO Jim Atchison To Step Down As Park Attendance DropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Switched

    ... Humpback whales have a life cycle of 50 years or so and are about 18 meters long. AFP PHOTO/Luis ROBAYO NUUK, GREENLAND - JULY 27: Boats follow a whale as it swims in the water on July 27, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) ...

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  19. Pelican Gets Trapped In Whale's Mouth, All For The Love Of AnchoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Switched

    ... Humpback whales have a life cycle of 50 years or so and are about 18 meters long. AFP PHOTO/Luis ROBAYO NUUK, GREENLAND - JULY 27: Boats follow a whale as it swims in the water on July 27, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) ...

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  20. 7 Sperm Whales Die In Rare, 'Horrific' Mass BeachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Switched

    ... Humpback whales have a life cycle of 50 years or so and are about 18 meters long. AFP PHOTO/Luis ROBAYO NUUK, GREENLAND - JULY 27: Boats follow a whale as it swims in the water on July 27, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) ...

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