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Sunday, 18 October 2015 02:13

On the Edge of Ice in the Amundsen Gulf

The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 acquired this image of an interesting sea ice edge on June 21, 2014, the first day of summer. The scene shows a part of the Amundsen Gulf, between Canada’s Victoria Island and the mainland, that opens to the Beaufort Sea to the west. The gulf forms the westernmost section of the Northwest Passage, which opened during the low-ice year of 2007, but remained ice-bound in 2014.
Published in Amundsen Gulf

Photo : NASA

Yamal Peninsula in Siberia has recently become world famous. Spectacular sinkhole, appeared as out of nowhere in the permafrost of the area, sparking the speculations of significant release of greenhouse gas methane into the atmosphere...

Published in Taz

El grupo de Investigación en Ciencias Forestales en la línea de Bosques y Cambio Climático de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia –sede Medellín-, como parte del Programa Expedición Antioquia 2013, está trabajando en el proyecto RECONSTRUCCIÓN DEL CLIMA EN LA CUENCA DEL RÍO ATRATO (ANTIOQUIA-CHOCÓ) MEDIANTE TÉCNICAS DENDROCLIMÁTICAS,
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