Weather pattern changes over Greenland may account for melting, storms in Europe

Watts Up With That?

From the UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD and the “weather, not climate department” comes this paper that basically says it has discovered the Greenland Block all over again. See image below, which isn’t part of the original article:

thegreenlandblock The jet stream pattern with the Greenland Blocking High pressure zone. Image: The Weather Channel

Climate change and extreme weather linked to high pressure over Greenland 

  • Climate change and extreme weather – including unusually wet summers in the UK – linked to high pressure weather systems over Greenland
  • Study finds increase in atmospheric high pressure systems since 1980s throughout all seasons
  • High pressure weather systems drag unusually warm air over Greenland’s Ice Sheet

Greenland is one of the fastest-warming regions of the world, according to climate change experts at the University of Sheffield.

New research, led by Professor Edward Hanna from the University’s Department of Geography, has identified changes in weather systems over Greenland that…

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