PerspectiveAtmospheric Science

The Greenland Ice Sheet and Global Sea-Level Rise

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  17 Feb 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5763, pp. 963-964
DOI: 10.1126/science.1124190

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


The flow of several large glaciers draining the Greenland Ice Sheet is accelerating. This change, combined with increased melting, suggests that existing estimates of future sea-level rise are too low.