Latest scientific analysis of Greenland’s iced and ice-free past indicates the ice sheets there may melt faster and more completely than most previous estimates. We may be looking at over 20 feet of sea level rise as the Greenland ice sheet liquefies, not previous estimates of 3-4 feet (even that would be serious woe in Miami, New Orleans, Houston, Manhattan, Venice, London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Rotterdam, etc.).
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More than a million years ago, frosty Greenland was ice-free, its bare bedrock exposed for 280,000 years, researchers have found.
During this exposed stint, the island’s overall ice cover could have dropped by more than 90 percent, the scientists reported today (Dec. 1,090 more words
Blue by Enzoani Greenland Wedding Dress – The Knot
In the previous post, the article Volcanic Travels featured a geology research trip to the Pacific northwest with Concord students. Not to be outdone, in 2015 two Concord geology students joined me in a field expedition to a remote site in western Greenland north of the Arctic Circle in July and August. 1,598 more words
On December 1, Patricia and Bruce Bergman told the Rotary Club of Burney-Fall River about their trip to the Arctic during the summer.
The talk was illustrated with beautiful slides of photos that they had taken on their journey. 782 more words
The father and son team of Erik the Red and Leif Erikson represent the most famous Viking explorers. Erik would found the Greenland colony in the 980s, while Leif would become the first European to set foot on the North American continent – as well as establish a settlement. 181 more words