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Operation IceBridge: Flying Through A Crack On The Ice
2012-03-01 10:19:05

In October 2011, researchers flying in NASA’s Operation IceBridge campaign made the first-ever detailed, airborne measurements of a major iceberg calving event while it was in progress.

Spectacular Photos Show Birth Of World’s Biggest Iceberg
2012-02-03 06:07:52

Breathtaking images taken from outer-space by NASA's Operation IceBridge -- the largest airborne survey of Earth's polar ice ever flown -- reveal a 19-mile long, 195 ft.-deep crack across a floating ice shelf in Antarctica that could produce the world’s largest iceberg.

Operation IceBridge: Watching The Birth Of An Iceberg
2011-11-03 04:41:08

After discovering an emerging crack that cuts across a floating ice shelf, NASA's Operation IceBridge has flown a follow-up mission and made the first-ever detailed airborne measurements of a major iceberg calving in progress.

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2011-08-08 12:33:32

A NASA scientist and her colleagues were able to observe for the first time the power of an earthquake and tsunami to break off large icebergs a hemisphere away.

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2010-07-15 08:47:49

New detailed observations of what happens when glaciers float on ocean surface.

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2010-04-12 13:29:41

Close to 50 years of data show the Devon Island ice cap, one of the largest ice masses in the Canadian High Arctic, is thinning and shrinking.

2008-12-01 11:41:09

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2008-11-28 12:55:00

Scientists have developed computer models that are useful in predicting how fast icebergs break off Antarctica and Greenland.

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2008-02-12 10:50:00

With digital imaging techniques, scientists find new data in old aerial photographs

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2005-06-13 23:25:00

Findings show that ice fracturing occurs in episodes and may be tied to changes evolving over seasons.


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