Greenland glaciers present threat if Earth warms up, scientist says

truffler1635 at my-deja.com truffler1635 at my-deja.com
Sun Apr 23 19:54:07 EST 2000


In article <39032653.F7ED7262 at olympus.net>,
  Mike Hagen <mhagen at olympus.net> wrote:
> There may have been reason for Eric the Red to name the island what he
> did aside from real estate speculation.  I understand a warm period
> fueled the Viking expansion and grain (not to mention grapes) was grown
> at much higher latitudes than at present.
I believe that is true. But it was never very far inland. A solid ice
sheet covers most of Greenland. The last time a global warming event was
present, based on ice cores taken from Greenland, was several thousand
years ago.
>
> [Morels are out!]
>
Yeah. Ain's spring grand?

Daniel B. Wheeler
www.oregonwhitetruffles.com


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