Another CO2 amplification factor picks up evidence

Discussion in 'Earth Science' started by iceaura, Mar 23, 2017.

  1. iceaura Valued Senior Member

    Regarding the unexpectedly rapid melt of the Greenland ice sheet: The hypothesis that

    in addition to soot deposition from fossil fuel combustion, melting-concentrated exposure of debris accumulations, topographical shape of retreating ice field edges, and albedo-reducing alterations of small-scale surface topography by melt cycles,

    algae blooms on the Greenland ice fields were boosting the melt rate,

    now has research support:


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