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Historical aerial imagery reveals rapid frontal retreat following the 1920’s warming in southeast Greenland

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  • The Greenland Ice Sheet (Gis) Is Undergoing Massive Changes In Its Frontal Positions
  • Velocity Structure
  • And Overall Mass Balance
  • Since 2000
  • Marine And Terrestrial Terminating Glaciers In Southeast Greenland Have Experienced Dramatic Frontal
  • However
  • Little Is Known About The Long Term Glacier History Prior To The Satellite Era
  • Here We Show A Unique Record Of The Frontal History Of 132 Glaciers In Southeast Greenland Based On
  • <Br/><Br/>Our Results Demonstrate Decadal Sensitivity To Temperature Changes With Rapid Retreat Foll
  • But Profound Mid Century Cooling (1955-1972) Succeeded By The Present Warming Again Leading To Massi
  • One Significant Finding Lies In The Similarity Of The Retreat Following The Early Century Warming An
  • With A Majority Of The 132 Glaciers Exhibiting Larger Retreat Rates In The Early Period
  • Furthermore
  • During The Mid Century Cooling Glaciers In Southeast Greenland Showed A Surprisingly Rapid Response
  • Indicating That Stabilization And Subsequent Advance Can Occur With A Short Cooling Period
  • Marine Terminating Glaciers Originating From The Gis Experienced The Largest Frontal Fluctuations Of
  • Whereas Local Glaciers And Ice Caps And Gis Terrestrial Terminating Glaciers Shows Frontal Fluctuati

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Historical aerial imagery reveals rapid frontal retreat following the 1920’s warming in southeast Greenland - DTU Orbit (23/05/14) Historical aerial imagery reveals rapid frontal retreat following the 1920’s warming in southeast Greenland - DTU Orbit (23/05/14) Bjørk, Anders Anker; Kjær, Kurt H.; Korsgaard, Niels Jákup; Khan, Shfaqat Abbas; Kjeldsen, Kristian Kjellerup; Andresen, Camilla S / Historical aerial imagery reveals rapid frontal retreat following the 1920’s warming in southeast Greenland. 2012. Abstract from 2011 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, United States. Publication: Research › Conference abstract for conference – Annual report year: 2012

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