SIgns of Melt in Deep Interior Greenland

Andrew Freedman at Climate Central has the story. It’s not pretty.

But it’s pretty compelling.

Here’s observed seasonal albedo for the whole GIS:

 

Here’s the instantaneous albedo anomaly as of last week, compared to the same time of year in the observations:

 

Comments:

  1. Interesting that Freedman wonders about a connection between wildfires and albedo loss; presumably a chemical assay of the crud on the ice would pin that down?

  2. Erratum: The first graph isn't for the whole GIS, but rather just for the 2500-3200 meter slice.

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