Greenland Data

Greenland has a mysterious 'dark patch' along the western edge of its huge ice sheet. The region, also known as the 'ablation zone', is around 250 miles (400 km) long and 62 miles (100km) at its widest point. Researchers say the patch could speed up the effects of climate change by helping to melt ...
But the ice that floats in the ocean is far from the only ice in the Arctic scientists track closely to understand the effects and impacts of climate change. The island of Greenland, population 56,000, is almost entirely covered in ice that is more than a mile thick in some areas. That's roughly 8 percent of all ice ...
Tourism
In 2004, a Joint Committee was established to facilitate cooperation between Greenland, Denmark, and the US in a wide range of areas, including health, science, education, trade, and tourism. Today, most Greenlandic policymakers are disappointed with the committee, which they view as a talk-shop ...
Greenland is well aware that it needs foreign investment, and is in no position to be choosy. Greenland sees tourism as a path toward independence, and it views its neighbor Iceland with admiring eyes. Also a former Danish colony, Iceland carved a fertile niche market for tourism. As one of the countries ...