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Petermann glacier - the bigger picture

Blog entry by JulietteH | 10 August, 2010 3 comments

What does the major calving event of Petermann glacier mean? We asked Professor Jason Box, a leading expert who was on board our 2009 Arctic expedition for his feedback on this issue. Here is what he has to say. (Adapted from text...

Global warning: Arctic glacier breaks up

Blog entry by LisaV | 8 August, 2010

Image: A section of the Petermann glacier in Greenland in July 2009 © Greenpeace / Nick Cobbing A massive chunk of ice, over 87 kilometres in size, has broken off the Petermann Glacier in northern Greenland . Scientists are...

Daily News: Chinese government comes clean over oil spill; flamingo shuts runway in...

Blog entry by Josh S | 6 July, 2011

Top news: Greenpeace calls for change to outdated Chinese protection law after oil spill; satellite pictures show giant ice island has travelled over 1,800 miles; a flamingo evades capture for five hours at Manchester airport; carbon...

Scientists Collect Data on Petermann Glacier

Image | 12 July, 2009 at 2:00

An ice penetrating radar is deployed from a string of kayaks. This will reveal more of the complex nature of the ice thickness, basal melt-rates and insight into the breakup at the front section of Petermann.

Remote Time-Lapse Cameras on Petermann Glacier

Image | 2 July, 2009 at 3:00

The two remote time-lapse cameras which are trained across Petermann Glacier, one of Greenland's largest and most northerly glaciers.

Glaciologist Dr Alan Hubbard on Petermann Glacier

Image | 4 July, 2009 at 3:00

Alan Hubbard, a glaciologist from the University ff Wales, Aberystwyth, traveling with the crew of the Greenpeace ship MY Arctic Sunrise, is working on the Petermann glacier at 81 degrees north, a glacier that flows onto the northern Greenlandic...

Polar Explorer Eric Philips on the Peterman Glacierl

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 3:00

Polar explorer and expert in glacier travel Eric Philips volunteers to rig mooring lines around a solid bollard of ice on the front of the Petermann glacier.

Polar Explorer Eric Philips on Petermann Glacier

Image | 9 July, 2009 at 3:00

Polar explorer and expert in glacier travel Eric Philips looks down into one of the 'cracks' in the Petermann glacier where it is crossed by a ravine.

The crack on Petermann Glacier

Image | 9 July, 2009 at 3:00

Scientists check the whirlpool at Petermann

Image | 9 July, 2009 at 3:00

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