Ice Coverage on Greenland (image) University of Bristol Share Print E-Mail Caption Computer models show that while (tectonic) uplift of the Rocky Mountains may have contributed to increased ice cover on Greenland, this change was small in comparison with the ice sheet caused by a decrease in carbon dioxide. Credit Dan Lunt, University of Bristol Usage Restrictions Only to be used in conjunction with the press release. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.