Articles | Volume 15, issue 6
The Cryosphere, 15, 2983–3005, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-2983-2021
The Cryosphere, 15, 2983–3005, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-2983-2021
Research article
29 Jun 2021
Research article | 29 Jun 2021

Contrasting regional variability of buried meltwater extent over 2 years across the Greenland Ice Sheet

Devon Dunmire et al.

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Here, we automatically detect buried lakes (meltwater lakes buried below layers of snow) across the Greenland Ice Sheet, providing insight into a poorly studied meltwater feature. For 2018 and 2019, we compare areal extent of buried lakes. We find greater buried lake extent in 2019, especially in northern Greenland, which we attribute to late-summer surface melt and high autumn temperatures. We also provide evidence that buried lakes form via different processes across Greenland.