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Co-author Dr Poul Christoffersen, from Cambridge University's Scott Polar Research Institute, pointed out that collapsing ice shelves can double or triple the speed at which glaciers flow to the ocean.
Likewise a 2009 EU ban on seal products, which, according to Nikolas Sellheim, of the Scott Polar Research Institute at Cambridge University, "undoubtedly had a negative effect on indigenous communities in Canada and Greenland".
"The transformation of forces within the ice sheet when lakes drain is sudden and dramatic," said co-author Marion Bougamont, also from the Scott Polar Research Institute. "Lakes that drain in one area produce fractures that cause more lakes to drain somewhere elsewhere.
In early 2012, the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) was offered the opportunity to purchase 109 photographs taken by Captain Robert Falcon Scott during the British Antarctic (Terra Nova) Expedition 1910-12.
" The Gilchrist Educational Trust and the Scott Polar Research Institute's Gino Watkins Memorial fund also provided support.
To prepare, significant research was conducted with the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge and with Charles Swithinbank, an 87-year-old scientist who has seen more of Antarctica than any other living person.
Steven Riley's team shifted their gear in the same arduous way 100 years later Scott Polar Research Institute Steve Riley and team braved avalanches, blistering cold and being buried alive on their two month scientific expedition
The diary is kept at the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge, and will be published in full later this month.
Thousands of people sent donations, paying off the expedition's debts, providing for the team's families and funding the Scott Polar Research Institute.
But scientists at the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge said they were extremely puzzled by the suggestion that the atlas showed Greenland was "turning green".