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May 8, 2013

Puisortoq North Glacier Retreat Southeast Greenland

Puisortoq North Glacier southeast Greenland has experienced an increased rate of retreat since 2000. The retreat is expanding a fjord that begins just north of the Puisortoq Peninsula and west of the Otte Rud Island. In the assessment of Greenland glacier terminus change by the Glacier Dynamics Group, at Ohio State University Howat and Eddy (2011) observed the glacier retreat as 20 m in the 1990’s and 2 kilometers from …