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News on Geophysics in 2009

Greenhouse gasses cause rise in sea level

28 October 2009

Greenhouse gasses cause rise in sea levelHow much the sea will rise in the future is fiercely debated and there is also heated discussion over its cause. Both natural phenomena such as volcanic eruptions and solar radiation as well as man’s greenhouse gas emissions...

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Melting of the Greenland ice sheet mapped

16 September 2009

Melting of the Greenland ice sheet mappedWill all of the ice on Greenland melt and flow out into the sea, bringing about a colossal rise in ocean levels on Earth, as the global temperature rises? The key concern is how stable the ice cap actually is and new Danish...

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Climate change is man-made shows arctic research

03 September 2009

Read the article: Climate change is man-made shows arctic researchNew research shows that the temperature of the arctic region fell steadily from over 2000 years ago all the way up to a 100 years ago. The cooling was caused by less solar radiation during the summer and the cold temperatures...

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Ice core drilling sets new world record

17 August 2009

Read the article: Ice core drilling sets new world recordAfter 110 days the field season is reaching the end at the NEEM ice camp on the Greenland Ice Sheet. The season has been a tremendous success with the ice core drilling and processing of ice from the surface to 1757.84 m depth...

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The least sea ice in 800 years

01 July 2009

Read the article: The least sea ice in 800 yearsNew research, which reconstructs the extent of ice in the sea between Greenland and Svalbard from the 13th century to the present indicates that there has never been so little sea ice as there is now. The research results from...

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