Topic: Greenland
greenland glacier hits record speed
February 05, 2014

Greenland glacier hits record speed

BBCBERLIN -A river of ice in Greenland has become the fastest-flowing glacier currently known in the world, a study suggests. In summer, the Jakobshavn Glacier - widely thought to have spawned the iceberg that sank the Titanic - is moving about four times faster than it was in the 1990s.The ...

iceberg breaks greenland
July 20, 2012

Iceberg breaks off from Greenland

WASHINGTON (AFP) - A massive iceberg twice the size of Manhattan has broken off of a glacier in Greenland, according to NASA satellite imagery, in what could be the latest indication of global warming.The images released Wednesday show the massive chunk of ice breaking off of the Petermann Glacier ...

Arctic Powers Hold Summit Greenland
May 28, 2008, 9:48 am

Arctic powers hold summit in Greenland

Representatives of the five countries bordering the Arctic Ocean meet in Greenland on Wednesday to discuss the impact of climate change on the icy region -- and how to divide up its as-yet untapped rich resources.  The summit is the first to be held at the ministerial level between the five ...