Thu, 08/08/2019 - 10:18am
This past week, the surface of Greenland warmed above the freezing point to the greatest extent since the extreme meltwater event in 2012. Ice sheet melting contributes to sea level rise and threatens our coastlines here in Georgia. If all the ice on Greenland were to melt, it would raise sea level about 20 feet. The 2012 event on Greenland created a huge flood of the Watson River, and a meltwater discharge to the ocean that flowed out to the…