Like marine sediment cores, an ice core provides a vertical timeline of past climates stored in ice sheets and mountain glaciers.
That's this blue curve down below here.
This graph shows the estimates of surface mass balance SMB for the Greenland Ice Sheet for the 2020 autumn to 2021 winter and spring season red line through August 4, 2021 based on forecast and re-analysis , relative to the 1981 to 2010 average.
It is also sometimes referred to as an.
Flew over the Rainer area on this past Tuesday; not much summer snow up there either.
Examination of recent rapid supra-glacial lake drainage documented short term velocity changes due to such events, but they had little significance to the annual flow of the large outlet glaciers.