We’ve been following a warming spell in Greenland for a while, alerting about its strengthening last week and also touching upon it earlier this week in conjunction with the freeze in northern Europe. It has only gotten worse, and this has significant repercussions for the entire globe.
“precondition for earlier melts [because] if the temperature of the existing snow is higher than it would otherwise be, there is less heat required to bring it to the melting point”
Arctic Basecamp Scientist and Greenland specialist, Professor Jason Box
Greenland's Rapidly melting ice sheet: Greenland's cumulative mass balance and its trend after removing annual seasonality. Derived from datasource available at PROMICE.
Communications Director at Arctic Basecamp