03 May '12, 12pm

Great views of crumbling rivers of ice in Greenland from our @NASA_Airborne IceBridge mission.

Great views of crumbling rivers of ice in Greenland from our @NASA_Airborne IceBridge mission.

For the fourth consecutive year, NASA research aircraft are flying over the Arctic to assess the health of the ice in the fast-changing region. Global warming has had a particularly strong impact on the Arctic, yet the effects on the region’s ice have been anything but steady or predictable. Some glaciers are spitting out icebergs and draining the Greenland ice sheet at an alarming pace; others are barely moving; a few are growing thicker. The flights are part of a six-year mission called IceBridge. The airborne campaign allows scientists to keep an eye on the complex dynamics of the ice, helping them project how much melting ice sheets might elevate sea level and how fast sea ice is likely to retreat. Funded and structured like a satellite mission, IceBridge continues measurements started by the Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) in 2003. ICESat stopped col...

Full article: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=77824

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