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Clear Signs That Part of the Greenland Ice Sheet Is Close to a Tipping Point – SciTechDaily

An analysis of the melt situation on the Central-Western Greenland ice sheet reveals clear signs of tipping. Data from the Jakobshavn drainage basin of the Central-Western…

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Accelerated melt. Credit: TiPES/HP
An analysis of the melt situation on the Central-Western Greenland ice sheet reveals clear signs of tipping.
Data from the Jakobshavn drainage basin of the Central-Western Greenland ice sheet reveals the distinct mark of this part of the ice sheet having reached a tipping point. That is the conclusion by Niklas Boers from Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany and Martin Rypdal from the Arctic University of Norway, after careful studies of the development…

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