|Posted on May 20, 2010 12:25:38 AM | Ice Bridge | 0 Comments ||
From: Kathryn Hansen, NASA’s Earth Science News Team/Cryosphere Outreach Specialist
On May 14, 2010, scientists working from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, with NASA's IceBridge mission observed ice calving from nearby Russell Glacier. Credit: Eric Renaud/Sander Geophysics Ltd.
"I took burst speed photos with my Canon 40D and just kept my finger on the trigger until everything stopped moving," said Eric Renaud, an electronic technician with Sander Geophysics Ltd. "We were lucky to witness it."
Read more about the group's trek in a blog post by Columbia University's Indrani Das, and watch a time-lapse video of the calving event composed by Renaud.
Tags : Arctic, Arctic 2010, Das, Earth, General, Hansen, aircraft, glacier, science