Accelerating Glacial Melt in Alaskan Icefields Raises Concerns

Recent research from Newcastle University indicates accelerated glacier melting on Alaska’s Juneau Icefield since 2010. The study highlights significant increases in glacier volume loss and fragmentation, contributing to concerns over rising sea levels. The comprehensive analysis, which spans 250 years of data, suggests that current projections for ice loss may need to be revised to reflect these rapid changes.

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