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When it comes to sea level changing glaciers, new NASA technique measures up

(November 2008)

A NASA-led research team has used satellite data to make the most precise measurements to date of changes in the mass of mountain glaciers in the Gulf of Alaska, a region expected to be a significant contributor to global sea level rise over the next 50-100 years.

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Recent glacier mass changes in the Gulf of Alaska region from GRACE mascon solutions
Scott B. Luthcke, Anthony A. Arendt, David D. Rowlands, John J. McCarthy, Christopher F. Larsen