Earth  ID: 3086

Antarctic Iceberg Breaks Up Ice Sheet

The B-15A iceberg has collided into a neighboring ice sheet. This collision has caused the ice sheet to break up into smaller parts. The B-15A iceberg has been blocking shipping lanes and the feeding grounds of 3,000 Adele penguins, for over 4 years.

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Stuart A. Snodgrass (GST): Lead Animator
Kevin Mahoney (CSC): Animator
Jacques Descloitres (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Data Used:
Terra/MODIS 2004/11/09, 15, 19, 21, 26; 2004/12/02, 04, 07, 10, 13, 20, 23; 2005/01/02, 11, 12, 14, 17
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This item is part of this series:
Iceberg B-15A

SVS >> Antarctic
SVS >> Antarctic Ice
SVS >> Iceberg
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Cryosphere >> Sea Ice >> Icebergs
SVS >> Long Island
SVS >> Iceberg B-15A
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