March 7, 2019
Rainy weather is becoming increasingly common over parts of the Greenland ice sheet, triggering sudden melting events that are eating at the ice and priming the surface for more widespread future melting, says a new study.
December 7, 2016
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Bedrock drilled from deep under the Greenland ice sheet contains evidence that the island was nearly denuded of ice for an extended time during the last million years. The finding suggests that the ice sheet is more vulnerable than thought.