This educational brief describes the nature and properties of the Greenland and Antarctica ice sheets. Topics include the thickness and aereal extent of the ice sheets, volume of water contained in them, mass balance, and the mechanisms by which ice is lost from or accumulated by the ice sheets.
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-228
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Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center