Return to P.I.G.

Return to PIG provides an update to PIG Ice Shelf: First Contact.

Though NASA researcher Bob Bindschadler had hoped to return to Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf and continue his research during the 2009 season, this video explians how plans hit a snag. Sometimes science takes time, especially when it comes to dealing with the forbidding conditions of Antarctica.


Susan Twardy (HTSI): Lead Animator
Chris Meaney (HTSI): Animator
Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Jefferson Beck (UMBC): Video Editor
Jefferson Beck (UMBC): Producer
Bob Bindschadler (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Kathryn Hansen (Wyle Information Systems): Writer
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Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite (ICEsat)

Goddard TV Tape:
G2009-023 -- Pine Island Glacier Update 2009

SVS >> Antarctic Ice
SVS >> Antarctic Ice Sheet
SVS >> Earth Science
SVS >> ICEsat
SVS >> Ice
SVS >> Ice Shelf
SVS >> Pine Island Glacier
SVS >> Sea Ice
GCMD >> Location >> Antarctica
SVS >> Edited Feature
DLESE >> Narrated
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version