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Melting glacier ice, Alpefjord, Northeast Greenland National Park

Melting glacier ice, Alpefjord, Northeast Greenland National Park

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Uploaded 15 Oct 2014 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2014 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Mass loss from the Greenland ice sheet quadrupled over the past two decades, contributing a quarter of the observed global sea-level rise. Increased submarine melting is thought to have triggered the retreat of Greenland's outlet glaciers, which is partly responsible for the ice loss.
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