Member Highlight: Greenland Ice Sheet Melting Can Cool Subtropics, Alter Climate

2017-02-27T17:00:58+00:00 February 14, 2017|

A new study finds evidence that the last time Earth was as warm as it is today, cold freshwater from a melting Greenland ice sheet circulated in the Atlantic Ocean as far south as Bermuda, elevating sea levels and altering the ocean's climate and ecosystems. The research shows a large pulse of cold freshwater covered the North Atlantic for a brief period of time about 125,000 years ago.

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