Annual lost mass from Greenland Ice Sheet 2014-2015

This statistic displays the annual spatial ice mass loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet between 2014 and 2015. Between June 2013 and June 2014, a very small 6 metric gigatons of ice mass was lost. Since 2003, a large decrease in the surface mass balance has been noted, whereas, there was a relatively dynamic balance of increases and decreases in mass in the 110 years prior. Greenland-wide mass observations only became available in 1992.

Yearly ice mass loss from Greenland Ice Sheet from 2014 to 2015

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Release date

December 2015



Survey time period

2014 and 2015

Supplementary notes

* Measurement of ice loss occurs for a 1 year period. Yearly data vary in their start month, but often start in April or June.

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