Melting area 1979–2008 and mass change 2003–2009 of the Greenland ice sheet
Surface melting in summer increased to a new recored in 2007. Melting passed the 2 500 m elevation and probably led to a record ice loss that year.
Geographical coverage: Greenland ice sheet
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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