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UM scientists use new approach to reveal function of Greenland's ice sheet
August 15, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Findings from a large-scale ice drilling study on the Greenland ice sheet by a team of University of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.Full Story
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