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https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-17-4645-2023
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-17-4645-2023
Research article
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06 Nov 2023
Research article |  | 06 Nov 2023

Spatially heterogeneous effect of climate warming on the Arctic land ice

Damien Maure, Christoph Kittel, Clara Lambin, Alison Delhasse, and Xavier Fettweis

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The Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the Earth. Studies have already shown that Greenland and the Canadian Arctic are experiencing a record increase in melting rates, while Svalbard has been relatively less impacted. Looking at those regions but also extending the study to Iceland and the Russian Arctic archipelagoes, we see a heterogeneity in the melting-rate response to the Arctic warming, with the Russian archipelagoes experiencing lower melting rates than other regions.