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Dark rock above the Helheim glacier in southeastern Greenland marks its former level, before a sudden and dramatic retreat of hit many Greenland glaciers a decade ago. Scientists working on the Helheim and the fjord it drains into are looking for clues to

Dark rock above the Helheim glacier in southeastern Greenland marks its former level, before a sudden and dramatic retreat of hit many Greenland glaciers a decade ago. Scientists working on the Helheim and the fjord it drains into are looking for clues to the decline in hopes of predicting what might happen in the region as the climate rapidly warms.

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Gordon Hamilton

In Science, Tech & EnvironmentEnvironmentLivable Planet.

Tagged: GreenlandArcticNorth AtlanticGordon HamiltonFiamma StraneoAri DanielClimate Changeglobal warmingGreenlandglaciersice capGordon HamiltonUniversity of MaineglaciologyFiamma StraneoWoods Hole Oceanographic Institutionoceanographyatlantic ocean.