Widespread Warmth Envelops Greenland

In the month of April, Greenland surface temperatures were much warmer than long-term averages–sometimes by as much as 20ºC. This temperature anomaly was observed by NASA’s MODIS equipment. Of particular concern are the high temperatures in the interior of the ice sheet, which might foretell of significant melting this coming summer.

For more, visit NASA’s Earth Observatory site.


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