source of image: Greenland Summit Station – the plot is of temperatures at the top of the Greenland icecap for the last 30 days.
The current webcam image from this location can be viewed here.
There is a news report by Seth Borenstein titled
which reads in part [headline added]
Nearly all of Greenland’s massive ice sheet suddenly started melting a bit this month, a freak event that surprised scientists.
The ice melt area went from 40 percent of the ice sheet to 97 percent in four days, according to NASA. Until now, the most extensive melt seen by satellites in the past three decades was about 55 percent.
Wagner said researchers don’t know how much of Greenland’s ice melted, but it seems to be freezing again.
Summer in Greenland has been freakishly warm so far. That’s because of frequent high…
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