Losing Ice in Svalbard - related image preview

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Losing Ice in Svalbard - related image preview

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Losing Ice in Svalbard

Several tidewater glaciers in the southern part of Spitsbergen are retreating because of rising air temperatures.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Adam Voiland.

Published June 21, 2018
Data acquired August 20, 1990 - August 19, 2017

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 8 > OLI