Nick Holschuh '11 Contributes To New Prediction Of Greenland Ice Sheet's Future

January 31, 2019
By Penn State News

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Greenland ice sheet melted a little more easily in the past than it does today because of geological changes, and most of Greenland's ice can be saved from melting if warming is controlled, says a team of Penn State researchers.

"There is geologic data that suggests the ice sheet was more sensitive to warming and temperature variations in the past million years, and not so much in the more recent past," said David Pollard, research professor in the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute at Penn State. [...]

 Other researchers on the project include [...] and Nick Holschuh, postdoctoral scholar, University of Washington.

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