Scientists are investigating a new “positive feedback” in Greenland’s melting ice sheet – as climate warms, more microbial growth on the ice sheet is darkening ice, and hastening ice melt and sea level rise.
- We believe gathering measurements from the surface of Greenland ice is fundamental to advancing our understanding of the melting Arctic. http://darksnowproject.org
- Dark Snow 2017 Update “Am I really seeing that?” is a common sensation here, as below, what looks like a glimpse from the outskirts of Mordor. https://climatecrocks.com/2017/07/17/dark-snow-2017-photo-update