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Over 10 billion tons of ice melted in one day in Greenland

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By ITN News Editor August 3, 2019 15:34

Over 10 billion tons of ice melted in one day in Greenland

Documentary filmmaker Caspar Haarloev took videos of Greenland’s ice melting at historic records while producing a climate change documentary called “Into the Ice”.With historically high temperatures of 22 degrees Celsius (71.6 F), scientists from Denmark’s Meteorological Institute said the Greenland ice sheet ended July with a net mass loss of 197 Gigatonnes from the beginning of the month.

The highest daily total of the melt season was registered on July 31st with 11 Gigatonnes of mass loss, which equals over 10 billions tons of ice melted in 24 hours.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 3, 2019 15:34