New Cause of Greenland Ice Sheet Melt Discovered With Data

Scientists have discovered a new cause of Greenland ice sheet melt with the help of PROMICE automatic weather station data. By Catherine Griffin | Apr 04, 2016 06:35 AM EDT Scientists have discovered a new cause of Greenland ice sheet melt with the help of PROMICE automatic weather station data. (Photo : William Colgan, York University) There may be a new cause for Greenland ice sheet melt. After studying two exceptional melt episodes in 2012, scientists have found a bit more about this ice sheet. In this latest study, the researchers looked at the causes of ice sheet melt during the two melt episodes in 2012. These occurred from July 8 to 11 and from July 27 to 28. At that time, unusually warm and moist air impacted the ice…


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