Exploring The Greenland Ice Sheet Stability In A Changing Arctic System

Snow on Ice takes a new look at the Arctic climate. What if the current warming could actually stabilize the Greenland Ice Sheet? What if the loss of Arctic Sea Ice brings unexpected changes to the Arctic hydrologic cycle? Newly exposed ocean water could cause  cold and dry Arctic air masses to warm, bringing additional moisture to this region, some of which could fall as additional snow. More snow on Greenland in the winter, with some lasting through the summer, would cause the ice sheet to grow and begin to stabilize. This is the hypothesis that the Snow on Ice project will examine.

Acceleration of ice loss in the ice sheets will only cause more challenges in lowlying areas @NASAEarth Antarctic ice loss has biggest impact on US East Coast of https://t.co/D1QeeHs3Gx

Amazing time at Fort Washington Park with Some enthusiastic fish citizen scientists! Baby blues (fish!), baby summer flounder, striped bass and blue crabs #findyourfish

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