Nov 3, 2015

2015 melt season in review

Greenland
by
NSIDC
National Snow & Ice Data Center
National Snow & Ice Data Center

Melt extent in Greenland was above average in 2015, ranking 11th highest in the 37 year record from satellite data. Overall, climate patterns favored intense melting in the north and northwestern parts of the ice sheet, and relatively cool conditions in the southeast.