Tuesday, 26 March 2019 A key Greenland glacier is growing. It had been retreating nearly two miles and thinning 130 feet per year. But a new study by NASA found it started expanding at about the same rate in the past two years. The researchers say it's because of a temporary cooling of the surrounding ocean. But they say that means the progress will likely be reversed when the waters start to warm again.
ILULISSAT, GREENLAND — A study has found that Greenland's fastest-thinning glacier is growing again, but scientists say that it may just be temporary.
According to NASA JPL, the Jakobshavn glacier in Greenland has been thinning and retreating over the last 20 years.
But research published in...