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ESA satellites observe changes in Larsen-B Ice Shelf from 1986-2002
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- Title ESA satellites observe changes in Larsen-B Ice Shelf from 1986-2002
- Released 30/06/2006 2:17 pm
- Copyright H. Rott, University of Innsbruck
Time series climate data from the Antarctic Peninsula document an average temperature rise of 2.5 degrees Celsius over the last 50 years. And as can be seen in this animation, which incorporates data from the last decade by combining ERS SAR data with the first Envisat data, this warming seems to have changed the very face of the Peninsula's east coast - once completely ice-shelf bound.