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Glacier shrinking on Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island, Canadian Arctic

Year: 2007 Author: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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A new glacier inventory based on satellite data shows that the glacier cover reduced by about 22 per cent between the Little Ice Age (LIA) maximum extent and 2000. Changes in glacier area and volume are being used as indicators for climate change and global warming.
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