Dr. Piers Sellers in Greenland

  • Released Thursday, January 18, 2018
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In 2016, former astronaut and climate scientist Dr. Piers Sellers visited Thule, Greenland, one of the home bases for Operation IceBridge’s spring Arctic campaign. IceBridge is a 10-year airborne science mission measuring polar ice with a range of instruments including laser altimeters and radar. In recent days, Thule has seen an unusual amount of snow as well as cloud conditions more similar to early summertime months.

A collection of supporting footage, or B-roll, from the 2016 trip. NOTE: the audio on this clip varies widely and includes loud aircraft noise. We advise turning down/off sound when previewing this item.


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This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:47 PM EDT.


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