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Satellite Data Indicates Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Melt

Satellite Data Indicates Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Melt
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ASA says new satellite measurements indicate unprecedented recent Greenland ice sheet surface melt. The images above show the extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet over just a four day period - from July 8 (left) and July 12 (right). Measurements from three satellites showed that on July 8, about 40% of the ice sheet had undergone thawing at or near the surface. This melting dramatically accelerated to an estimated 97% of the ice sheet surface by July 12. On average in the summer, about half of the surface of Greenland's ice sheet naturally melts. ... Read more about Satellite Data Indicates Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Melt

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Lifetimes of important Long-lived gasses and Short-live gases and particles in the atmosphere and their effect on climate

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www.wikipedia.com

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Lifetimes of important Long-lived gasses and Short-live gases and particles in the atmosphere and their effect on climate

The lifetime of carbon dioxide is more than 100 years and it warms up the earth, so that's why we want to decrease the  emission of carbon dioxide. ... Read more about Lifetimes of important Long-lived gasses and Short-live gases and particles in the atmosphere and their effect on climate

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Natural Disasters frequency and costs from 1980 to 2010

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http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21328474.200-last-year-costliest-on-record-for-natural-disasters.html

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Natural Disasters frequency and costs from 1980 to 2010

The frequency and the costs of natural disaster, which are linked to the climate change are constantly increasing (storms, extreme temperature, droughts, floods...) . The global loss reached 375 billion dollars in 2011, which equals about 0.5% of the global world product. ... Read more about Natural Disasters frequency and costs from 1980 to 2010

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Billion dollar weather disasters 1980-2011 in the US

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/post/2011-ties-record-for-most-billion-dollar-weather-disasters/2011/07/26/gIQAvMd7aI_blog.html

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Billion dollar weather disasters 1980-2011 in the US

As well as the number as the damage amounts increased in the last 30 year. Reaching a total damage of 200 billion dollars in 2011 (about 1.3% of the US gross domestic product) ... Read more about Billion dollar weather disasters 1980-2011 in the US

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