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NASA completes survey flights to map Arctic ice

Operation IceBridge, NASA's longest-running airborne mission to monitor polar ice change, concluded this year's springtime survey of Arctic sea and land ice on May 2. The flights, which began on March 22, covered the western ...

dateMay 11, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Copernicus Sentinel-3B delivers first images

Less than two weeks after it was launched, the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite has delivered its first images of Earth. Exceeding expectations, this first set of images include the sunset over Antarctica, sea ice in the ...

dateMay 10, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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GRACE-FO: Cracking a cold case

Reports of the rapidly melting West Antarctic ice sheet often refer to how much the melting could add to global sea levels—as if meltwater raises the ocean evenly, like a sink filling up. The reality is far different. Water ...

dateMay 03, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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