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.”
Article on study coauthored by Marco Tedesco.
"Other coauthors on the study, entitled "Melting glaciers stimulate large summer phytoplankton blooms in southwest Greenland waters," include Renato Castelao, Hao Luo, Hilde Oliver, Patricia Yager, and Thomas Mote of the University of Georgia; Asa Rennermalm of Rutgers University; and Marco Tedesco of Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory and NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies.
Funding for the study was provided by NASA." view article