‘Plumbing System’ Slows Greenland Ice Sheet

Nature World: The subglacial "plumbing system" beneath Greenland is slowing the ice sheet's movement toward the sea as the summer progresses, according to new research. "Everyone wants to know what's happening under Greenland as it experiences more and more melt," study co-author Ginny Catania, a research scientist at the University of Texas at Austin's Institute for Geophysics, said in a statement. "This subglacial plumbing may or may not be critical for sea level rise in the next 100 years, but we don't really......

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