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Contact: Oli Usher
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University College London

Map to Chart Change in Melt Season

Caption: This map charts the change in the melt season over the past quarter century. Red areas see lengthened melt seasons, by up to 40 days over the entire period. In a handful of areas (shown in blue) the melt season has shortened.

Credit: Julienne Stroeve (UCL Earth Sciences/National Snow and Ice Data Center)

Usage Restrictions: Credit: Julienne Stroeve (UCL Earth Sciences/National Snow and Ice Data Center)

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