Melting of Ice Current Affairs, GK & News

NASA Ocean Melting Greenland Mission

The ocean waters are melting the glaciers in Greenland as much as the warm air is melting them from the above. The Ocean Melting Greenland mission, generally referred to as OMG mission was launched by NASA. It was a five year mission. It ended on December 31, 2021. The mission mainly measured the ice loss ..

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IPCC report: Sea level rise is certain

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published the Assessment Report from Working Group I titled “Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis”. The report call for is a clear climate action. Key Points IPCC report provides one of the most expansive scientific reviews on science and impacts of climate change. It discussed five different ..

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Study on Melting of Himalayan Glaciers

A study published in the Science Advances journal analyzed four decades of ice loss for 650 of the largest glaciers across a 2,000 km transect in the Himalayas. The study compared data obtained by Cold War-era spy satellites with images from modern stereo satellites and makes the following observations: Himalayan glaciers have lost more than ..

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Study on Greenland Ice: Key Facts

The study of Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Space Lab published in the US journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on changes to Greenland’s ice sheet lists the following findings: Greenland’s melting ice caused sea levels to rise and resulted in the disappearance of glaciers four times faster in 2013 than in 2003 and ..

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