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Chasing glacier retreat

Radar images from Sentinel-1A captured the Jakobshavn glacier in western Greenland before and after a massive calving event, which took place between 14 and 16 August 2015.


The image composite includes different Sentinel-1A images from 27 July, and 13 and 19 August. The red, green and blue indicate the position of the calving front and other dynamic features on each respective date.


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Credit: Copernicus Sentinel data (2015)/ESA

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Uploaded on August 21, 2015