greenland greenland  /ˈɡrin lənd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the largest island in the world; lies between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean; a self-governing province of Denmark

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News

  1. It's a great time to be fishing

    NORTH SHORE -- All the stripers you can muster is the word from Suds and Soda in Greenland. The river in Portsmouth on up to Newmarket and Dover have keepers and lots of schoolies.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Lowell Sun

  2. Greenland Ice Sheet Had Record Melt In 2012 Due To Jet Stream

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online According to University of Sheffield research, published in the International Journal of Climatology , unusual Jet Stream changes were behind record surface melt of the Greenland Ice Sheet last summer. The Greenland Ice Sheet ( GrIS ) experienced a record surface melting in the summer of 2012, with more than 90 percent of the ice-sheet surface ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  3. Study finds atmospheric conditions led to record Greenland ice melting

    SHEFFIELD, England, June 17 (UPI) -- An exceptional melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet in summer 2012 was the result of unusual changes in atmospheric jet stream circulation, scientists say.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: UPI

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  1. "Both Greenland and the West Antarctic ice sheet are huge bodies of ice and snow, which are sitting on land," said Rajendra Pachauri, chief of the IPCC, the United Nations' scientific advisory group. "If, through a process of melting, they...
    on Jan 13, 2008 By: Rajendra Pachauri Source: Washington Post

  2. Senator Boxer said: "It's one thing to hear about the Greenland ice sheet; it's another thing to see it. It's one thing to read about the impacts of global warming on the native people there; it's another thing to have them look you in the eye and...
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: Barbara Boxer Source: YubaNet

  3. "This trip for us began in Greenland where we saw first-hand evidence that climate change is a reality," Pelosi said. "There is just no denying it. We saw the impact on the local people there, on their hunting, their fishing, their economic...
    on May 28, 2007 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: Reuters South Africa

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