Sand from glacial melt could be Greenland's economic salvation

As climate change melts Greenland's glaciers and deposits more river sediment on its shores, an international group of researchers has identified one unforeseen economic opportunity for the Arctic nation: exporting excess sand and gravel abroad, where raw materials for infrastructure are in high demand.

Sand from glacial melt could be Greenland's economic salvation

As climate change melts Greenland's glaciers and deposits more river sediment on its shores, an international group of researchers has identified one unforeseen economic opportunity for the ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Sand from glacial melt could be Greenland's economic salvation, Mon 11 Feb 19 from ScienceDaily

Sand from glacial melt could be Greenland's economic salvation, Mon 11 Feb 19 from Eurekalert

Greenland's melting glaciers are unearthing a hidden economic goldmine

Environment Even long-term problems can yield short-term gains. A new study has identified a perhaps surprising source of sand: growing deposits off the coast of Greenland, ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Popular Science

Study: Greenland could sell its sand, profit from melting glaciers

If Greenland's melting glaciers continue to carry sediment to the coast, the island could stand to profit from warming temperatures by selling excess sand.

Mon 11 Feb 19 from UPI

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