NASA’s Operation IceBridge is flying its summer Arctic land ice campaign in Greenland, to measure the Greenland Ice Sheet and its outlet glaciers.
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
This is the southern Greenland town of Narsaq, taken during an Operation IceBridge flight on Apr. 26, 2018.
NASA’s Operation IceBridge captured a minor mountain ridge dividing two distinct glacial valleys, as part of its Spring 2018 campaign.
Even NASA doesn’t know what these weird circular formations, observed from a P–3 research plane flying over the Arctic, are.
A heart-shaped calving front of a glacier in northwest Greenland, as seen during an Operation IceBridge flight on Mar. 27, 2017.
The part of the iceberg below water appears bluest primarily due to blue light from the water in Antarctica’s McMurdo Sound.
Ice can be stunningly beautiful and also quite varied in its appearance, like this icy fingers in the Weddell Sea, in Antarctica.
NASA timelapse shows a flight over Greenland’s southern glaciers.
Accelerated ice shelf breaking up and retreat at Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica.