Thomas Mote

Thomas Mote is a distinguished research professor of Geography and Atmospheric Science at the University of Georgia. He has published research for the past 25 years on Arctic climate change and the use of regional climate models and remote sensing to monitor the Greenland ice sheet. He provides the processed satellite data for the Greenland Today website at the National Snow and Ice Data Center.

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It is clear that the Greenland ice sheet is rapidly responding to climate change, even faster than many scientists expected. (Photo: NASA/Maria-Jose Viñas) Views
Monday, August 05, 2019
Greenland's Ice Wasn't Supposed to Melt Like Last Week Until 2070
During the past week, temperatures at the highest reaches of the Greenland ice sheet rose above freezing , melting snow at the Summit Station (10,550 feet above sea level) for the first time since July 2012 and perhaps only the third time in the last seven centuries . Across lower elevations around...
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