Drone images show Greenland ice sheet becoming more unstable as it fractures

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Cambridge UK (SPX) Dec 03, 2019

The world's second-largest ice sheet, and the single largest contributor to global sea-level rise, is potentially becoming unstable because of fractures developing in response to faster ice flow and more meltwater forming on its surface. Using custom-built drones strong enough to withstand the extreme Arctic conditions, researchers led by the University of Cambridge made the first drone-ba

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