Greenland: East Coast Zoom-down With Ice Data

  • Released Thursday, March 4th, 1999
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:59PM
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The largest decrease in ice elevation occurred on Greenland's east coast. Dark blue indicates the area of largest ice loss. This animation is match-moved to animation #585 and the reverse of #588.

Video slate image reads, "Greenland Ice Changes (GIC 7)Zoom down to Greenland's east coast centering on area where laser altimeter data shows the largest decrease in ice elevation over the past year.  (Blue indicates elevation decreases, where orange/red indicate elevation increases.)".

Video slate image reads, "Greenland Ice Changes (GIC 7)
Zoom down to Greenland's east coast centering on area where laser altimeter data shows the largest decrease in ice elevation over the past year. (Blue indicates elevation decreases, where orange/red indicate elevation increases.)".

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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio


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Papers used in this visualization

W. Krabill, E. Frederick, S. Manizade, C. Martin, J. Sonntag, R. Swift, R. Thomas, W. Wright, and J. Yungel, Rapid Thinning of Parts of the Southern Greenland Ice Sheet, Science, 283, n5407, pp 1522-1524, March 5, 1999


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