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Millbrook, NY

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February 2018

Water On, In, and Under the Greenland Ice Sheet

February 23 @ 7:00 pm
Cary Institute, 2801 Sharon Turnpike
Millbrook, NY
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A special presentation by glaciologist Kristin Poinar and learn about the Greenland ice sheet - a frozen, forgotten land. The Greenland ice sheet is massive, mysterious and melting. Hidden beneath its surface is a vast aquifer that holds a Lake Tahoe-sized volume of water from the summer melt. Poinar’s team is investigating the fate of this water. Does it stay put, or does it find its way out to the ocean and contribute to global sea level rise? Seating is…

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