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.
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’.