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Greenland Ice Stores Liquid Water Year round

Greenland ice stores liquid water year-round

Greenland ice stores liquid water year-roundE Science News

Greenland ice stores liquid water year-round

Researchers at the University of Utah have discovered a new aquifer in the Greenland Ice Sheet that holds liquid water all year long in the otherwise perpetually frozen winter landscape. The aquifer is extensive, covering 27,000 square miles. The reservoir ...

Greenland ice stores liquid water year-round

Greenland ice stores liquid water year-roundScience Codex

Greenland ice stores liquid water year-round

Dec. 22, 2013 " Researchers at the University of Utah have discovered a new aquifer in the Greenland Ice Sheet that holds liquid water all year long in the otherwise perpetually frozen winter landscape. The aquifer is extensive, covering 27,000 square miles.

Finding: Greenland ice stores liquid water year-round

Finding: Greenland ice stores liquid water year-roundR & D Magazine

Finding: Greenland ice stores liquid water year-round

Researchers at the Univ. of Utah have discovered a new aquifer in the Greenland Ice Sheet that holds liquid water all year long in the otherwise perpetually frozen winter landscape. The aquifer is extensive, covering 27,000 square miles. The reservoir is ...

Greenland ice stores liquid water year-round

Greenland ice stores liquid water year-round

This drill rig was used to extract firn cores from within the Greenland firn aquifer. One of the snowmobiles used in the 186 mile traverse of the ice sheet to reach the drill site. Clément Miège, University of Utah Ph.D. student and Terry Gacke, Ice ...

Greenland ice sheet stores liquid water year-round

Greenland ice sheet stores liquid water year-roundNational Science Foundation

Greenland ice sheet stores liquid water year-round

National Science Foundation-funded researchers at the University of Utah have discovered a previously unknown aquifer in the Greenland ice sheet that holds liquid water all year long in the otherwise perpetually frozen winter landscape. The aquifer is ...

Greenland ice stores liquid water year-round

Greenland ice stores liquid water year-roundEurek Alert

Greenland ice stores liquid water year-round

22, 2013 " Researchers at the University of Utah have discovered a new aquifer in the Greenland Ice Sheet that holds ... calculations of the ice sheet mass changes did not include a year-round storage mechanism for liquid water. Models predicted that ...

Greenland Ice Stores Liquid Water Year-Round

Greenland Ice Stores Liquid Water Year-Round

The reservoir is known as a “perennial firn aquifer ... the water is moving is critical to accurately predicting sea level changes. Until now, calculations of the ice sheet mass changes did not include a year-round storage mechanism for liquid water.

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