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Press Release 13-008
Analysis of Greenland Ice Cores Adds to Historical Record and May Provide Glimpse into Climate's Future

The International North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling (NEEM) project results indicate that melting of Antarctic ice sheet may have contributed more to sea level rise than melting of the Greenland ice sheet some 100,000 years ago

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The Greenland ice sheet.

The edge of the Greenland ice sheet, near Kangerlussuaq, is shown.

Credit: Peter West, NSF

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