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2010-11-02 12:33:09

Adding to their unique information from previous tandem missions, ESA’s ERS-2 and Envisat satellites have been paired up again – for the last time.

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2010-08-14 06:55:00

On Aug 5, 2010, an enormous chunk of ice, about 251 square kilometers (97 square miles) in size, or roughly four times the size of Manhattan, broke off the Petermann Glacier along the northwestern coast of Greenland.

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2010-08-11 11:30:00

A massive iceberg has broken off from a glacier in Greenland and has started drifting south into shipping lanes and waters occupied by oil rigs.

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2010-08-09 14:33:52

Envisat has been observing a rare event in the Arctic since early August - a giant iceberg breaking off the Petermann glacier in North-West Greenland.

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2010-07-28 07:27:47

An award-winning new website is using realtime imagery from ESA's Envisat satellite to provide a wealth of information on sea ice to aid safe passage through the treacherous waters of the Antarctic.

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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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2010-02-26 12:55:00

A mammoth iceberg that struck a glacier off Antarctica, dislodged a newer chunk of ice that could affect ocean currents and also lower the levels of oxygen in the world’s oceans.

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2009-12-14 12:41:16

The giant iceberg, known as B17B, is gradually breaking up into smaller pieces as it drifts northeast from Antarctica towards Australia.

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2009-12-09 13:50:00

Scientists have reported a giant iceberg over twice the size of Sydney Harbor is on a slow but steady collision course with Australia.

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2009-12-01 14:43:47

Powerful westerly winds in the south Pacific have steered a flotilla of icebergs initially headed toward New Zealand to the east, away from the nation.


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