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Glacier Speed-Up Causes Concern

In findings reported in Nature, Greenland’s Jakobshavn Isbrae, the world’s fastest moving glacier, doubled its speed between 1997 and 2003. Researchers believe the rapid movement of ice from land into the sea provides key evidence of newly discovered relationships between ice sheets, sea level rise and climate warming. Jakobshavn Isbrae is Greenland’s largest outlet glacier, […]

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