Operation ICE BRIDGE (2009-2010) with NASA's Steve Cole

Webisode 9: The Sea Ice Below

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November 18, 2009



A special camera system onboard NASA's DC-8 aircraft captured these VERY high-resolution images of Antarctic sea ice last month during the mission.

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NASA is embarking on an airborne campaign to the southern end of the world -- Antarctica -- to study the massive ice sheets on that continent. "Operation Ice Bridge" gets underway today, and NASA is going to take you there. See what we've got planned. Operation Ice Bridge, a six-year NASA field campaign, is the largest airborne survey of Earth's polar ice ever flown. It will yield an unprecedented three-dimensional view of Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves and sea ice.

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