News tagged with advanced spaceborne thermal emission

Image: Greenland's Leidy Glacier

Located in the northwest corner of Greenland, Leidy Glacier is fed by ice from the Academy Glacier (upstream and inland). As Leidy approaches the sea, it is diverted around the tip of an island that separates the Olriks Fjord ...

dateJan 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Image: NASA satellite eyes Sochi Olympic sites

It's not often that the Winter Olympic Games come with an ocean view, but that's what we are getting this year at the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. Sochi is the warmest city ever to host the winter games, which officially ...

dateFeb 07, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Crack discovered in Pine Island Glacier

( -- In mid-October 2011, NASA scientists working in Antarctica discovered a massive crack across the Pine Island Glacier, a major ice stream that drains the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Extending for 19 miles (30 ...

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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