Jakobshavn Glacier, Greenland flow field

  • Released Monday, December 13th, 2004
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:56PM
  • ID: 3072

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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Datasets used in this visualization

Landsat Band Combination 1, 2, 3 (Collected with the TM, ETM, ETM+ sensor)
Landsat-7 Jakobshavn flow field (Collected with the ETM+ sensor)

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