Greenland

New Insight from Old Snapshots of Greenland

Greenland glaciers

Scientists by analyzing old photographs from the early 1900s and comparing them with contemporary ones, have mapped the retreat of some Greenland glaciers.

By |December 18, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

Two Lands, Greenland – Iceland

Greenland  Iceland

“Two Lands – Greenland | Iceland” a timelapse that will make you want to visit them right now!    Watch the amazing video…

By |December 4, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

Greenland F-16 Low Level Test

Greenland F-16

RDAF F-16s low level stunning flight over Greenland ice sheet.   Take a look at the video…

By |August 22, 2014|Categories: Aviation

An Old Bird on the Polar Ice

Kee Bird on the Polar Ice

Flying over the polar regions, a frontier that few eyes have seen, can be both awesome and tedious, beautiful and boring. It’s  Landmarks become welcome signs, even when that landmark is a somber reminder of flights gone wrong.

By |June 1, 2014|Categories: Aviation

Frozen Fjord in East Greenland

Frozen Fjord

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

By |April 10, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

Glacial Meltdown

Glacial Meltdown 1

Glaciers are supposed to advance or retreat at a glacial pace. Now they’re disappearing before our eyes.   Ilulissat Ice Fjord, Greenland, 2008. Solid turns to liquid as a 15-story iceberg erodes in the warming seas of the North Atlantic.   Image © James Balog/National Geographic

By |October 1, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena

Mega-Canyon discovered below Greenland’s ice sheet

Mega-Canyon discovered below Greenland's ice sheet

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…

By |August 30, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena

NASA’s Grover debuts on Greenland’s Ice Sheet

NASA's Grover debuts on Greenland’s Ice Sheet

NASA’s Grover new Earth-bound autonomous, solar-operated robot, that carries a ground-penetrating radar to examine the layers of Greenland’s ice sheet.    Image © Lora Koenig / NASA Goddard

By |May 13, 2013|Categories: Green Energy, Technology news

NASA Rover Grover set to Explore Greenland Ice Sheet

NASA Rover Grover set to Explore Greenland Ice Sheet

NASA Rover GROVER, which stands for both Greenland Rover and Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and Research, is on its way to Greenland for over a month of testing on the ice-covered environment.

By |May 5, 2013|Categories: Technology news

IceBridge Flight over Baffin Island

IceBridge Flight over Baffin Island

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

By |April 18, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena