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. Four months later, the IceBridge team has  mapped the crack in Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier in a way that  allows glaciologists and the rest of us to fly through the icy canyon. Download the animation here.

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. Four months later, the IceBridge team has mapped the crack in Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier in a way that allows glaciologists and the rest of us to fly through the icy canyon. Download the animation here.

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