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Antarctic ice flow mapped for the first time

A complete map showing the speed and direction of ice flow in Antarctica is prepared for the first time. Antarctica is huge and mapping is not easy task. The map is derived from radar interferometric data from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s ALOS PALSAR, the European Space Agency’s Envisat ASAR and ERS-1/2, and the Canadian […]

Japan Tsunami caused huge icebergs to break away from Antarctica

The tsunami caused by earthquake in Japan in March 11 have caused the ice shelf in Antarctica to break free and form huge icebergs some 13,000 Kilometers away from Japan. The European Space Agency (ESA) has released satellite imageries showing the formation of huge iceberg and their drifting off from the Sulzberger ice shelf into […]