Greenland, Antarctic ice sheets losing volume

August 21, 2014 7:19 AM

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Greenland, Antarctic ice sheets losing volume

Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): A new study has observed the changes in the altitude of Greenlandic and Antarctic glaciers.

Dr. Veit Helm, glaciologist at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven, said that the new elevation maps were snapshots of the current state of the ice sheets and the elevations were very accurate, to just a few metres in height, and cover close to 16 million km of the area of the ice sheets. Th...

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