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A River of Ice Scientists Study Greenland's Role in Sea Level Rises

A spectacular research project has commenced in Greenland: Scientists are drilling core samples from a huge ice stream. They want to examine its stability -- and how it could affect global sea Levels.
A Report from the Greenland Ice Sheet By Christoph Seidler
Foto: Anders A. Bjørk
The movement of ice through NEGIS: Areas colored in blue and purple indicate particularly high velocities

The movement of ice through NEGIS: Areas colored in blue and purple indicate particularly high velocities

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Foto: Christoph Seidler/ DER SPIEGEL
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