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Stable Region of Greenland Ice Sheet Losing Mass

A new study finds dramatic new thinning in the Greenland ice sheet in a region that was considered stable until now. Last July, Kurt Kjaer was collecting sample sediment cores from a lake bed in southeastern Greenland when his science team witnessed a dramatic event. “We landed and suddenly you could feel that the ground was starting to shake," he remembers.   The research director of the Natural History Museum of Denmark at the University of Copenhagen is co-author of the...

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