Earth  ID: 13679

Greenland's Extreme Melt, One Year Later

Last spring, NASA's Operation IceBridge flew over one of Greenland's earliest melt seasons on record. This year, the melt is progressing more typically, despite warm temperatures in the Arctic. Brooke Medley reflects on the differences between 2019 and 2020 melt in Greenland.


Kathleen Gaeta (GSFC Interns): Lead Producer
Jefferson Beck (USRA): Videographer
Brooke Medley (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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SVS >> Melting
GCMD >> Location >> Greenland
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GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version