Scientists report ocean data from under Greenland’s Petermann Glacier

Posted by on February 15, 2017 4:11 pm
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Based on data from the first ocean sensors deployed under Greenland’s Petermann Glacier, researchers report that the floating ice shelf is strongly coupled, or tied, to the ocean below and to the adjacent Nares Strait. Warming temperatures recorded at the deepest ocean sensors match data from Nares Strait, which connects the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.

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