Earth  ID: 2421

MODIS: Larsen B Ice Shelf Collapses

Five true color images of the collapse of the Larsen B ice shelf of January, February, and March 2002, as recorded by NASA's MODIS satellite sensor.

Visualization Credits

Stuart A. Snodgrass (GST): Lead Animator
Terry Haran (University of Colorado): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
2002/01/31, 2002/02/17, 2002/02/23, 2002/03/05, 2002/03/07
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.

DLESE >> Cryology
DLESE >> Hydrology
SVS >> Larsen B
GCMD >> Location >> Antarctica
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

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CBS News 2002/03/22