|Shrinking glaciers under scrutiny|
Bamber, J.L. (2012). Shrinking glaciers under scrutiny. Nature (Lond.) 482(7386): 482-483
In: Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 0028-0836, more
Melting glaciers contribute to sea-level rise, but measuring their mass loss over time is difficult. An analysis of satellite data on Earth's changing gravity field does just that, and delivers some unexpected results.