Fjord and Glacier in East-Central Greenland

Fjord and Glacier in East-Central Greenland

NASA’s IceBridge airborne survey of polar ice, crossed Greenland to fly central glacier flowlines in the east-central region of the country.

By | May 30, 2016|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

Greenland’s Ice Layers Mapped in 3D

Greenland's Ice Layers 3D Mapped

Greenland‘s ice layers are now mapped in 3D, thanks to NASA’s Operation IceBridge. Peering into the frozen layers inside ice sheet, is like looking back in time.   Watch the frozen video…

By | Jan 30, 2015|Categories: Technology news|Tags: , , , , |

Leidy Glacier in Greenland

Leidy Glacier

Leidy Glacier located in the northwest corner of Greenland, is fed by ice from the Academy Glacier (upstream and inland). Image taken by Terra satellite.

By | Jan 25, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

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 | Dec 18, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

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 | Dec 4, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

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 | Aug 22, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |

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 | Jun 1, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , |

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 | Apr 10, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

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 | Oct 1, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

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 | Aug 30, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |