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Glaciers Shape Forecast Risk of Thinning

The Greenland Ice Sheet is the second-largest ice sheet on Earth and has been losing mass for decades, a trend scientists have linked to a warming climate. However, the mass change experienced by individual coastal glaciers, which flow out from the ice sheet into the ocean, is highly variable. This makes predicting the impact on future sea-level rise difficult.

Warming has various effects on nature but this effect might be difficult to control in future decades as the earth is surrounded by 70 % water it may level up due to thinning of glaciers in future.

How susceptible a glacier is to thinning depends on its thickness and surface slope, features that are influenced by the landscape under the glacier.

Risk on nature arrived!

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