Precipitation trends in Greenland during the past 30 years
Research ReportSummary: The record of annual precipitation as obtained from stratigraphic studies on snow profiles in the interior of Northern Greenland shows a decreasing precipitation trend since 1920 with the largest decrease occurring since 1932. A residual mass curve analysis of the data indicates that, in spite of large fluctuations in the accumulated precipitation, the decreasing trend may be considered valid over a period of several years.
U.S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Meteorology; Meteorological data; Climate; Climatology; Climate data; Snow; Precipitation; Snowfall; Accumulation; Greenland
Research report (U.S. Army Snow
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