New Study: Retreating East Greenland Glaciers Uncover Plant Debris Dating To The 16th – 17th Centuries — Iowa Climate Science Education

Exposed moss and willow shrubs buried beneath today’s receding East Greenland glaciers can be dated to 400 to 500 years ago, suggesting this period (the early Little Ice Age) was as-warm or warmer than today. It is widely accepted that Greenland’s surface temperatures were several degrees warmer (McFarlin et al., 2018, Axford et al., 2021) […]

New Study: Retreating East Greenland Glaciers Uncover Plant Debris Dating To The 16th – 17th Centuries — Iowa Climate Science Education

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