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Caption: Glacier Researchers digging a four-meter (13 ft) snow pit to examine annual snow layers, Devon Island Ice Cap, Nunavut, Canada. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the May 17, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Alex S. Gardner at Clark University in Worcester, MA, and colleagues was titled, "A Reconciled Estimate of Glacier Contributions to Sea Level Rise: 2003 to 2009."
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