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Satellite Gravity Measurements Confirm Accelerated Melting of Greenland Ice Sheet

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Science  29 Sep 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5795, pp. 1958-1960
DOI: 10.1126/science.1129007

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    I read, with not inconsiderable interest, parts of the article by J. L. Chen, C. R. Wilson, and B. D. Tapley, entitled "Satellite Gravity Measurements Confirm Accelerated Melting of Greenland Ice Sheet,” wherein appeared a statement to the effect that the estimated total ice melting rate over Greenland is –239 ± 23 cubic kilometers per year.

    Well, now, if the melting rate is, indeed, negative, then is the Greenland Ice...

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