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UM scientists use new approach to reveal function of Greenland's ice sheet
August 15, 2013
Findings from a large-scale ice drilling study on the Greenland ice sheet by a team of University of Montana (UM) and University of Wyoming researchers may revise the models used to predict how ice sheets move.
The University of Montana
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