Figure : ice-sheets

Greenland and Antarctica Are Losing Ice

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U.S. Global Change Research Program
Matthew Dzaugis

This figure appears in chapter appendix-5-frequently-asked-questions of the Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II report.

The graphs show satellite measurements of the change in ice mass for the two polar ice sheets through August 2016 as compared to April 2002. Both the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets are losing ice as the atmosphere and oceans warm.  Source: adapted from Wouters et al. 2013.c4e41db7-4ee3-4aab-8912-79e32566565b Reprinted by permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd., ©2013.

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