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Earth's Climate Gets a Checkup: Operation IceBridge Takes to the Skies to Monitor Changing Arctic

NASA scientists have just begun the most recent leg of the Operation IceBridge Mission, an unprecedented six-year mission to study the Earth's polar regions, not through the lens of a satellite, but from onboard an airplane. In fact, IceBridge is the largest airborne survey of Earth's polar ice ever flown.


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http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/icebridge/multimedia/arcticseaice-max2011.html


Credits

Tom Wagner (NASA): Interviewee
Jefferson Beck (UMBC): Producer
Tom Wagner (NASA): Scientist
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SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Polar Ice
SVS >> Sea Ice
SVS >> Climate Change
SVS >> Operation IceBridge
SVS >> Live Shots
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