Air & Space magazine
Quotes scientist Marco Tedesco.
“If you were looking at an energy source like a light bulb, you would see that the dry snow is a very dim light whereas wet snow is a super bright light,” Tedesco says. “The difference is stark.”
Satellite data shows a dramatic change in Greenland melting starting about 20 years ago, says Tedesco, “shifting from a period with little loss—before the mid-1990s—to extreme and sustained melting after the mid-1990s.”