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How Old is the Greenland Ice Sheet?

KANGERLUSSUAQ, GREENLAND– On his team’s first day out in the field near Kangerlussuaq, Paul Bierman of the University of Vermont explains what kind of rocks they look for to help determine the last time Greenland was free of ice. (Video by Lisa Strong-Aufhauser.)

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Update July 17th, 2008: Lisa and I caught up with Tom Neumann and Paul Bierman in Illulissat and will be going out in the field with them today to survey some new sampling sites for their glacier study. Check back for more soon.

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