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Investigating the polar regions from the inside out

Greenland GPS study (GNET) highlights the importance of a dense Antarctic GPS network

New results from the GNET project show the Greenland ice sheet is losing approximately 8% more ice into the sea each year than previous estimates indicated.

‘The team behind the new research said better estimates of continental rebound rates could be even more significant in estimates of ice loss from the world’s biggest ice cap, in Antarctica, but that sparse data from the remote continent made analysis difficult.’

Read the full article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/21/greenlands-huge-annual-ice-loss-is-even-worse-than-thought

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