Scientists monitoring the Greenland Ice Sheet (PROMICE 2017)

Climate State

Published on May 11, 2017

In 2007, Denmark launched the Programme for Monitoring of the Greenland Ice Sheet (PROMICE) to assess changes in the mass balance of the ice sheet. This video presented by Geocenter Denmark gives us a 2017 update. For more visit and

The continuous monitoring of the ice sheet makes PROMICE a unique and important tool in our understanding of climate change. Glaciologist Dirk van As explains the challenges the PROMICE team encounters when maintaining such a large scale project.

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Music by Stephen Lu

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