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Greenland: Pan to West Coast Area of Interest

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Author:
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Subject:
Science and Technology
Provider:
NASA, UCAR, UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio, Scientific Visualization Studio
Level:
Secondary, Post-secondary
Language:
English
Material Type:
Other
Media Format:
Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML, Video
Technical requirements:
Real player
Abstract:

This animation shows the ice concentration in Greenland. The ice has decreased significantly (~50 cm-year) along the coast and increased slightly in the center (+2 cm-year). Researchers view this as yet another serious warning sign of the threat of global warming.

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