Images made during the 8th pass of a section of the Petermann glacier in Greenland, by the 'heli-cam' -a remote camera attached to a small single engine helicopter, triggered from inside the cockpit by remote control. The camera is connected to a portable GPS and all files are embedded with GPS data concerning position and height at the time of exposure. The helicopter is being launched from a small helipad on the stern deck of the Greenpeace ship, the Arctic Sunrise. A team of scientists on board the Arctic Sunrise during the 1st leg of Greenpeace's 3 month long Arctic Impacts expedition, to document the effects of climate change on the Arctic environment ahead of the Copenhagen summit which will be held in December 2009.
© Greenpeace / Nick Cobbing