In Alaska, 5 percent of the land is covered by glaciers that are losing a lot of ice and contributing to sea level rise.
NASA finds huge cavity, almost the size of Manhattan, in Antarctic glacier, signaling rapid decay.
The Columbia Glacier in southeastern Alaska, is one of the most rapidly changing glaciers in the world.
NASA’s Operation IceBridge captured a minor mountain ridge dividing two distinct glacial valleys, as part of its Spring 2018 campaign.
US and UK join forces to find how quickly a massive Antarctic glacier, the size of Britain, could collapse.
A heart-shaped calving front of a glacier in northwest Greenland, as seen during an Operation IceBridge flight on Mar. 27, 2017.
Where do glaciers and icebergs get nature’s beautiful blue color?
NASA’s Operation IceBridge is flying its summer Arctic land ice campaign in Greenland, to measure the Greenland Ice Sheet and its outlet glaciers.
NASA timelapse shows a flight over Greenland’s southern glaciers.
The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured rare natural-color images of South Georgia Island, where several glaciers are in retreat.