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Shreyas Powar

Shreyas Powar

Asked on 26 June, 2019

Who conducted this study?

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The study was conducted by scientists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute in the United States.

Aarav Nair

Aarav Nair

Asked on 26 June, 2019

How was the study conducted?

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The study used new data conducted on the landscape under the ice. Three climate scenarios were created, depending on national and political responses to climate emergencies, glacier flow rate, summer-winter ice melt ratio, and ocean heating. Researchers ran 500 simulations for each scenario.

Vishal Malik

Vishal Malik

Asked on 26 June, 2019

How much ice is there in Greenland?

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Currently, Greenland's ice sheet spans 6,60,000 square miles, covering 81% of its surface.

Arjun Saxena

Arjun Saxena

Asked on 26 June, 2019

Is there a way to prevent Greenland's ice sheet from disappearing?

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Scientists say that reducing greenhouse gas emissions could help prevent this bleak prediction from becoming a reality

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