Water in Helheim Glacier Makes Its Way to the Ocean
- Written by:
- Maria-Jose Vinas Garcia
- Produced by:
- Kathryn Mersmann
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New NASA research found that large crevasses provide aquifer water upstream of Greenland's Helheim Glacier with a clear escape to the ocean. This discovery helps confirm that the water, which is held in a layer of crunchy, granular snow called firn, contributes to sea level rise.
Music credit: Dark Clouds by Anders Paul Niska [STIM] and Klas Johan Wahl [STIM]
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
- Maria-Jose Vinas Garcia (Telophase) [Lead]
- Kristin Poinar (USRA)
- Kathryn Mersmann (KBRwyle) [Lead]
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