Glacial Discharge Slows
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19 Feb 07
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Rate of discharge at
The glaciers shrank dramatically and dumped twice as much ice into
the sea during a period of less than a year between 2004 and 2005.
Then, even though he has already admitted that "we can’t assume to know the future behavior," Howat goes on to say: "Future warming may lead to rapid pulses of retreat and increased discharge rather than a long, steady drawdown." (Whatever that means.)
(It must be really tough to admit that the rate of discharge has
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