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Greenland Ice Stores Liquid Water Year round

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 stores liquid water year-round

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-Round

Newswise " 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 ...

Greenland ice sheet stores liquid water year-round

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 ...

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