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Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists
Jakobshavn Isbræ Calving Timelapse, May 10, 2008 (Video)
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Date: May 10, 2008
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The Jakobshavn Isbræ is among the fastest-moving glaciers in the world. The Jakobshavn is an outlet glacier, one of the few places where the giant Greenland ice sheet can shed ice in the form of gigantic icebergs. This timelapse video (100x real speed) from glaciologist Mark Fahnestock shows one of ... More »
In Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists, you'll meet penguin biologists, glaciologists, cosmologists, geologists, and marine scientists working in Antarctica and the Arctic. We gave them cameras and blogging tools and asked them to document their adventures so you can follow their research and share in their discoveries. This experiment ... More »

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