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New study explains surprising acceleration of Greenland's inland ice

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Physorg

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2013-07-17

Surface meltwater draining through cracks in an ice sheet can warm the sheet from the inside, softening the ice and letting it flow faster, according to a new study by scientists at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder.

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http://phys.org/news/2013-07-greenland-inland-ice.html