Blanket of rock debris offers glaciers more protection from climate change than previously known

Published date 2020-08-05 12:34
​A new study has revealed that the expanse of rock debris on glaciers, a factor that has been ignored in models of glacier melt and sea level rise, could be significant.
The Northumbria University study is published in Nature Geoscience this week and is the first to manually verify the rock debris cover on every one of the Earth’s glaciers.

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