Earth  ID: 3072

Jakobshavn Glacier, Greenland flow field

This visualization shows flow directions and relative speeds of the Jakobshavn glacier in Greenland. The red flow lines are from 1992 data; the blue flow lines are 2000 data. Notice that the flow speed of the glacier has increased significantly from 1992 to 2000.

This visualization was created to support a talk at the Fall 2004 AGU meeting.

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Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Alex Kekesi (GST): Animator
Waleed Abdalati (NASA/HQ): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
Landsat/TM, ETM, ETM+/Band Combination 1, 2, 3 2002/05/23
Landsat-7/ETM+/Jakobshavn flow field 1992, 2000

This item is part of these series:
AGU 2004

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