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ICESat/GLAS tracks over Hektoria Glacier, Antarctica
This figure shows an image map of three ICESat/GLAS tracks from the eight-day missions that were used to investigate the response of Hektoria Glacier in the Antarctic Peninsula to the loss of the Larsen B Ice Shelf in March of 2002. The three tracks cross the lower portion of the glacier at an angle. In dark blue are contours showing the level of speed increase in meters per day since breakup of the shelf.
fimbul_map.jpg gla07_532nm_20031005.jpg hektoria.jpg icebridge.png icesat_bus.jpg
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Filename:hektoria.jpg
Album name:kleitzell / ICESat
Keywords:ICESat satellite data image glacier ice shelf
Copyright Information:May be used freely if properly cited.
Image Credit:Scambos, T. A., J. Bohlander, C. Shuman, and P. Skvarka, 2004. Glacier acceleration and thinning after ice shelf collapse in the Larsen B embayment, Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters. In press.
Web site:http://nsidc.org/data/icesat/hektoria.html
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Date added:Feb 05, 2009
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