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April 27, 2013
This image taken by IceBridge survey flight over Saunders Island and Wolstenholme Fjord with Kap Atholl in the background, in April, 2013. Sea ice coverage in the fjord ranges from thicker, white ice seen in the background, to thinner grease ice and leads showing open ocean water in the foreground. Image © NASA / Michael Studinger
April 18, 2013
A flight over the stunning landscape of eastern Greenland‘s Geikie Peninsula and a survey of a Canadian ice cap. IceBridge closed out the fourth week of its Arctic campaign. Soon the mission will return to Thule to finish up Arctic flights for 2013. The image captures ice-covered fjord on Baffin Island with Davis Strait in the background. Image © NASA/Michael Studinger
March 22, 2013
IceBridge, a six-year NASA mission, is the largest airborne survey of Earth’s polar ice ever flown. It will yield an unprecedented 3D view of Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves and sea ice. Image © NASA/Goddard/Michael Studinger
April 10, 2014
This view of the frozen fjord downstream of Violingletscher (Violin Glacier) in Østgrønland (East Greenland) was seen during a NASA’s Operation IceBridge survey flight on April 5, 2014. Image © NASA/Michael Studinger
December 6, 2013
Lenticular clouds are a type of wave cloud. They usually form when a layer of air near the surface encounters a topographic barrier, gets pushed upward, and flows over it as a series of atmospheric gravity waves. Image © Michael Studinger. Caption by Adam Voiland
August 30, 2013
A Mega 460 mile long Canyon, bigger than the Grand Canyon hidden for all of human history, has been discovered below Greenland‘s ice sheet. Image © Jefferson Beck (USRA) Watch the video…
August 22, 2013
IceBridge, a six-year NASA mission, is the largest airborne survey of Earth’s polar ice ever flown. It will yield an unprecedented three-dimensional view of Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves and sea ice. Have a look at the amazing aerial tour of the Arctic…
June 6, 2013
In this video scientists strip away Antarctic ice to reveal a new, and much more detailed map of the bedrock below. The biggest ice sheet in our planet uncovered and our understanding of what lies beneath, has taken another leap forward. Check out the video…
April 14, 2013
In this video you will see Greenland’s glaciers from 500 meters above the ice, from the cockpit of a NASA’s Operation IceBridge P-3B airborne laboratory low over the Arctic.
December 3, 2012
An international team of experts brought together by ESA and NASA has produced the most accurate assessment, with the clearest evidence yet of Polar ice losses, from Antarctica and Greenland. Image credit: Ian Joughin, University of Washington