Largest source of ice loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet now reversed

The Jakobshavn Isbrae has been the single largest source of mass loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet over the last 20 years. Since 2016 Jakobshavn has been re-advancing, slowing and thickening. Ocean temperatures in the bay’s upper 250 m have cooled to levels not seen since the mid 1980s.

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