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Wilkins Ice Shelf2385 viewsAVHRR image acquired on 14 January 1999 showing the once intact Wilkins Ice Shelf, Antarctica. View pre- and post-collapse images of the ice shelf at the Images of Antarctic Ice Shelves Web site.
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Tabular Iceberg2156 viewsThis tabular iceberg was photographed near Antarctica during the IceTrek expedition in 2006.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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Ross Ice Shelf2116 viewsAVHRR image of West Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica on 27 January 2001.
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1596 viewsThis in-flight photo shows the edge of the Larsen B Ice Shelf.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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Fimbul Ice Shelf1405 viewsThe Fimbul Ice Shelf is punctuated by numerous ice rises that occur where isolated rocky islands are covered by ice. Ice shelves may be particularly sensitive to changes in climate, and recently ice shelves in the Antarctic Peninsula have experienced rapid retreat
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1303 viewsThis in-flight photo shows the edge of the Larsen B Ice Shelf. The surface is melted, and ice flows off the edge like a waterfall.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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ICESat/GLAS tracks over Hektoria Glacier, Antarctica1195 viewsThis 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.
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Larsen B Ice Shelf913 viewsAn in-flight photo of the Larsen B Ice Shelf taken during the 2006 IceTrek expedition
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Larsen B Ice Shelf Collapse 2002799 viewsThis movie shows the events of January, February, and March 2002 as recorded by NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MODIS) satellite sensor. The images show the Larsen B Ice Shelf and parts of the Antarctic Peninsula (on left).
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783 viewsThe Ross Ice Shelf is the largest ice shelf in Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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428 viewsThe team finally reached the coast, the end of the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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406 viewsThe team finally reached the coast, the end of the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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