Embracing data 'noise' brings Greenland's complex ice melt into focus

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 22:00 in Earth & Climate

Researchers have developed an enhanced approach to capturing changes on the Earth's surface via satellite could provide a more accurate account of how geographic areas are changing as a result of natural and human factors. In a first application, the technique revealed sharper-than-ever details about Greenland's massive ice sheet, including that the rate at which it is melting might be accelerating more slowly than predicted.

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