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University of Utah

Drill Dripping Water from Greenland Ice Sheet

Caption: Water from the Greenland perennial firm aquifer draining from a core extracted 40 feet below the surface of the ice sheet in April, prior to seasonal melt, with air temperatures 5 degrees F confirming water was retained at depth throughout the winter.

Credit: Ludovic Brucker

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