25 Jul '12, 5pm

'Unprecedented' Greenland Surface Melt – Every 150 Years? - New York Times (blog): New York Times (blog)'Unprece...

Jesse Allen, NASA Earth Observatory; Nicolo E. DiGirolamo, SSAI and Cryospheric Sciences Laboratory Extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet on July 8, 2012 (left), and July 12, 2012 (right). Measurements from three satellites showed that on July 8, about 40 percent of the ice sheet had undergone thawing at or near the surface. In just a few days, the melting had dramatically accelerated and an estimated 97 percent of the ice sheet surface had thawed by July 12. The flow of news releases and background science content from NASA is generally excellent, but the space agency badly blew it earlier this week with this headline, which has now reverberated around the Web : “Satellites See Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Melt .” Unprecedented means “never done or known before .” Yet the news release beneath the headline directly undercuts that description of thi...

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/25/unprecedente...

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dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 25 Jul '12, 6pm

The study I am citing is Alley and Anandakrishnan, 1995, “Variations in melt-layer frequency in the GISP2 ice core: implic...

Greenland Ice Melt Skyrockets To 97%

Greenland Ice Melt Skyrockets To 97%

ecorazzi.com 25 Jul '12, 4pm

Greenland Ice Melt Skyrockets To 97% 0 Tweet by Crystal Wiltshire July 25, 2012 Categories: Environment , Science . Photo:...

NASA: ‘Unprecedented,’ ‘extraordinary’ ice melt in Greenland

NASA: ‘Unprecedented,’ ‘extraordinary’ ice melt...

grist.org 24 Jul '12, 4pm

This was so extraordinary that at first I questioned the result: was this real or was it due to a data error? This is not ...

Scientists are calling it an extreme event: 97% of Greenland's surface ice suddenly melts in just two weeks #climate

Scientists are calling it an extreme event: 97%...

earthtimes.org 25 Jul '12, 9am

Surface melt over Greenland's ice sheet on July 8 (left) and July 12 (right); Credit: © NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center M...

Entire Greenland Ice Sheet Experiences Signific...

e360.yale.edu 25 Jul '12, 3pm

25 Jul 2012: Entire Greenland Ice Sheet Experiences Significant Surface Melting New NASA satellite images show that the su...

Satellites Observe Unprecedented Melting Event on Greenland #NASA

Satellites Observe Unprecedented Melting Event ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Jul '12, 3pm

Nearly the entire ice sheet covering Greenland—from its thin coastal edges to its two-mile-thick center—experienced some d...

Holy shit, entire Greenland ice sheet's surface...

climateark.org 25 Jul '12, 4pm

"We welcome NASA's ability to monitor the Arctic, yet statements there is no cause for concern are just ridiculous. I don'...

Dramatic Time-Lapse Videos Show Changes to Eart...

treehugger.com 25 Jul '12, 2pm

How can we see what's happened to the earth's surface over the last 40 years? Well, the Landsat satellite has been taking ...

Dramatic Time-Lapse Videos Show Changes to Eart...

treehugger.com 25 Jul '12, 3pm

How can we see what's happened to the earth's surface over the last 40 years? Well, the Landsat satellite has been taking ...

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news.runnersworld.com 25 Jul '12, 11am

By Scott Douglas Yesterday, July 23, Mark Covert reached the 44-year mark of his running streak, which is the longest acti...

97% of Greenland’s ice sheet surface melted over one week in July. This means big oil dollar signs for some.

97% of Greenland’s ice sheet surface melted ove...

grist.org 01 Aug '12, 2pm

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More than 150 London Olympians have performed at The Armory, release, note by Larry Eder: Jenny Barringer, 2011

More than 150 London Olympians have performed a...

runblogrun.com 24 Jul '12, 6pm

More than 150 London Olympians have run at the The Armory. That is a fact. Pretty amazing that one of the true positive sa...

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