Greenland’s fastest glacier reaches record speeds

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02/04/2014 08:22 AM EST

Iceberg from Jakobshavn Isbræ, Disko Bay Jakobshavn Isbrae is moving ice from the Greenland ice sheet into the ocean at a speed that appears to be the fastest ever recorded. Researchers from the University of Washington and the German Space Agency measured the dramatic speeds of the fast-flowing glacier in 2012 and 2013. The results are published today in The Cryosphere, an open access journal of the European Geosciences Union.

Full story at http://www.egu.eu/news/100/greenlands-fastest-glacier-reaches-record-speeds/

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