Data Collection on Petermann Glacier

Photo | 14 September, 2011

December 2009. The Petermann Glacier in Northern Greenland was expected to calve an iceberg the size of Manhattan. Greenpeace supported independent scientists in researching the physical processing leading to the glaciers acceleration. By canoeing 25km along the melt while carrying a radar from a string of four kayaks scientists were able to map the glaciers thickness. In the event, the glacier did not break up until 2010. Greenpeace ships have hosted many scientific missions around the world.

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Image | 11 December, 2014 at 14:30

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