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The interior of Greenland at higher elevations, above 2,000m, is actually accumulating mass from more snowfall, but this can compete with the melting all around the coastline where warmer atmospheric and ocean temperatures are eating into the surface and the fronts of glaciers.
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She been impressed with the sharp vision of the new IceSat mission.
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