For several days this month, Greenland's surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations.

Nearly the entire ice cover of Greenland, from its thin, low-lying coastal edges to its two-mile-thick center, experienced some degree of melting at its surface, according to measurements from three independent satellites analyzed by NASA and university scientists.

The image on the left shows the melting on July 8th, the one to the right on July the 12th. Images NASA.

Birt:
July 25, 2012
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Rúv
Tilvitnun:
Rúv „Bráðnun án hliðstæðu“, Náttúran.is: July 25, 2012 URL: http://natturan.is/d/2012/07/25/bradnun-hlidstaedu/ [Skoðað:Dec. 8, 2019]
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