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Open Science: Iceberg calving has increased

New study shows the iceberg calving from the Greenlandic glaciers has increased with almost 20 percent since 1986. The data and code from the research is accessible for anyone interested.     A new study led by The Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) and published with Earth Systems Science Data estimate the ice […]

Ten-year anniversary of monitoring the Ice sheet in Greenland

Today is the ten-year anniversary of the monitoring program PROMICE with monitoring of the Greenland ice sheet and thus also free distribution of data from the program to the international research world. Read more about this event on this newspost from GEUS in danish.

New Cause of Exceptional Greenland Melt Revealed

A new study by researchers from Denmark and Canada, published inGeophysical Research Letters, has found that the climate models commonly used to simulate melting of the Greenland ice sheet tend to underestimate the impact of exceptionally warm weather episodes on the ice sheet. The study investigated the causes of ice melt during two exceptional melt […]