Carl Legleiter (right) and Brandon Overstreet, a UW doctoral student, stand in front of a meltwater stream channel on the Greenland ice sheet during July 2012. (Larry Smith Photo) - See more at: http://www.uwyo.edu/uw/news/2015/01/uw-researchers-measure-meltwater-drainage-on-southwest-greenland-ice-sheet.html#sthash.VEgEcuBU.dpuf

UW Researchers Measure Meltwater Drainage on Southwest Greenland Ice Sheet

(Laramie, Wyo.) — The southwest Greenland ice sheet is not one giant, solid mass but, rather, a tapestry of gushing rivers, lakes and streams that efficiently drains meltwater off its surface — and stores about 25 percent of this runoff deep below, either in the body of the ice itself or at the base of the ice sheet between the ice and underlying rock.

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Wyoming Falls at Utah State, 56-44; Aggies snap Pokes road winning streak

LOGAN, Utah (Jan. 27, 2015) – The University of Wyoming men’s basketball team dropped a 56-44 game at Utah State on Wednesday night in Smith Spectrum. The Cowboys (17-4, 6-2 MW) trailed by three at halftime and double digits early in the second half as the Aggies (12-8, 5-3 MW) led by as many as 14 to snap UW’s four-game road winning streak.