National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce

Greenland's Ice Melt Is in 'Overdrive,' With No Sign of Slowing

Wed, 12/05/2018
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Melting on Greenland's ice sheet has gone into "overdrive," with meltwater runoff increasing 50 percent since the start of the industrial era and continuing to accelerate, new research shows. As more water runs off the ice sheet, it drives sea level rise, putting new pressure on coastal communities around the world. A publication Jim Overland and Muyin Wang co-authored is referenced.