Glaciers might look like just lifeless frozen wastelands, but they are not! There are unique ecosystems hidden inside of them.
NASA’s IceBridge Observes Effects of Summer Melt on Greenland Ice Sheet
NASA’s IceBridge airborne survey of polar ice, crossed Greenland to fly central glacier flowlines in the east-central region of the country.
Ski mountaineers entering the impressive Gurgler Glacier in the Ötztaler Alpen (Eastern Alps) of Austria. Image credit Klaus Sandforth
NASA’s IceBridge airborne survey of polar ice, flies over the front of a Greenland glacier.
Discover the bike race on the glacier, with this point of view camera during Megavalanche. Jamie Nicoll crashing into other riders straight after the start.
Blood Falls, an outflow of an iron oxide-tainted saltwater in Antarctica, will be examined by a special made probe, to look for ‘extremophiles’.
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.
Scientists by analyzing old photographs from the early 1900s and comparing them with contemporary ones, have mapped the retreat of some Greenland glaciers.
This beautiful view of Glaciers and mountains in the evening sun, are seen on an Operation IceBridge research flight, returning from West Antarctica on Oct.