Spatial and temporal distribution of mass loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet since AD 1900

  title={Spatial and temporal distribution of mass loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet since AD 1900},
  author={Kristian Kjellerup Kjeldsen and Niels J. Korsgaard and Anders Anker Bj{\o}rk and Shfaqat Abbas Khan and Jason E. Box and Svend Funder and Nicolaj Krog Larsen and Jonathan L. Bamber and William T. Colgan and Michiel van den Broeke and Marie‐Louise Siggaard‐Andersen and Christopher Nuth and Anders Schomacker and Camilla S. Andresen and Eske Willerslev and Kurt H. Kj{\ae}r},
The response of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GIS) to changes in temperature during the twentieth century remains contentious, largely owing to difficulties in estimating the spatial and temporal distribution of ice mass changes before 1992, when Greenland-wide observations first became available. The only previous estimates of change during the twentieth century are based on empirical modelling and energy balance modelling. Consequently, no observation-based estimates of the contribution from the… 
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