Decrease in Greenland Ice Sheet

Introduction

Greenland
Source: Eric Gaba – Wikimedia Commons
user: Sting
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About 80% of the surface of Greenland is covered with ice, the second largest body of ice in the world, second only to the Antarctic Ice Sheet.


If the Greenland Ice Sheet were to melt, it would cause an increase in global sea level of about 7.2 meters {24 feet}.

Greenland Thinning Ice Video

The following video is from NASA's Global Climate Change website