See a glacier spawn an iceberg in this dramatic video
See a glacier spawn an iceberg in this dramatic video
11 July, 2018, 22:15
The video depicts Helheim Glacier and was shot by New York University's Denise Holland.
In April this year, New York University received a $2.1 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to better understand Antarctic glaciers and the forces behind sea-level rise.
"Knowing how and in what ways icebergs calve is important for simulations because they ultimately determine global sea-level rise", Denise Holland, the logistics coordinator for NYU's Environmental Fluid Dynamics Laboratory and NYU Abu Dhabi's Center for Global Sea Level Change, said in a news release. This attracted a lot of attention to an extraordinary event, because such data was compared to the distance from the bottom to the middle of Manhattan in NY.
The process by which ice breaks away from a glacier is known as calving.
It broke off from Helheim Glacier in eastern Greenland on June 22 and captured by a team of scientists in real time. "And here we can see his wonderful significance", notes the study's lead author David Holland, Professor, Institute of mathematics NY.
Chinese retaliatory measures against U.S. already in effect
What many business people are hoping of course, is that this sound and fury is just the start of another series of negotiations. Trade wars can draw blood in several ways. "You tax soybean exports at 25-percent, and you have serious damage to USA farmers".
Previously HB reported that an global group of scientists found that the rate of melting of the Antarctic sheets of ice has accelerated threefold in the last five years.
The massive new iceberg, which would stretch from lower Manhattan up to Midtown in New York City, can be instructive to scientists and policy makers who are studying the impact of human actions on global sea-level rise. However, this ice sheet is becoming small due to increased melting and warming temperatures in the region mean more loss of ice. This video captures data about calving events that can be used to better understand break-ups like these.
The vast piece of ice that breaks away is described as a tabular iceberg because it is wide and flat. Apart from the large chunk thin and tall icebergs known as pinnacle bergs also drift out to sea.
Denise Holland, a research team field manager with NYU, caught the eye-opening occurrence on video, which condenses 30 minutes of activity down to about 90 seconds.
In the 23rd game of the fifth set, Anderson finally broke Federer after the two held serve for nearly the entire set. Despite his anger, Djokovic still reeled off 10 of the last 12 games of the quarter-final.
Indians manager Terry Francona wanted Oliver Perez to face Votto in a lefty-lefty matchup, but there was a miscommunication. Indians: OF Lonnie Chisenhall (left calf) will miss 8-10 weeks after a second medical opinion confirmed a Grade 3 strain.
Mia Šetula, a Croatian student at Bournemouth University , admitted she will be cheering for England's opponents tonight. She said: "I'm hoping Croatia can reach the final but I'm expecting a really intense game".
And he was clearly delighted to wrap up the move, saying: "Of course, I am very happy to sign for West Ham United ". The 28-year-old scored three goals in 18 appearances for the Bundesliga side after joining in August 2017 .
Airbus is working on a rover that will collect soil from Mars and bring it back to Earth, according to reports . The Mars Ascent Vehicle will then launch from the surface and put the sample container into orbit about Mars.
But, it still could continue imports if Iran accepts an alternative payment or offers a longer credit period. HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd continued to skip Iran oil imports for a second month in June, the data showed.
A Chicago-area native was killed by a stray bullet while celebrating her one-year wedding anniversary in Mexico City. They described her "incredible work ethic" and passion for her job as news of her death emerged on Monday.
When: Monday , 8 p.m. (gates open at 5 p.m.). 89th MLB All-Star Game - MLB's biggest stars take the field at Nationals Park. About: MLB stars from across the American and National leagues step up to the plate to crush some home runs.
After losing mainland China to communist forces in 1949, the Republic of China relocated to Taiwan. Even receiving the Taiwanese flag emoji on a chat conversation caused messaging apps to crash.
Caroline Flack confirms SPLIT from fiancé Andrew Brady
As Caroline mentioned she has the Love Island villa to keep her busy and we 'll just have to wait and see what Andrew does next. I've never had that before - with anyone. "And, to be honest, I wasn't sure I had room in my life for anyone new".
England vs Croatia Match Preview
Germany had held the title after winning the World Cup four years ago but lost their very next game, a friendly, to Argentina. I felt something unusual in my knee and after talking with the doctor on the sideline we decided I should come off.
Cardi B Files Countersuit Against Manager
Cardi B is being represented by Paul LiCalsi , an entertainment attorney who has represented major artist such as The Beatles . Rapper Cardi B (real name Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar ) is countersuing her former manager Klenord "Shaft" Raphael .
Knox narrowly beats Fox in Irish Open
The New Zealander had that putt for the title but missed on the high side and the pair were left to go back up the last. The leading four players not already exempt from the top-12 finishers qualified.
The world’s oldest colour discovered by Aussie scientists
Gueneli and her ANU team led the study, with support from Geoscience Australia and researchers in the United States and Japan. It is a molecule that had a biological colour more than a billion years ago and still has one today.
Kevin Na picks up second PGA Tour win
Kraft said he struggled judging the speed of his putts. "The first day the putter felt terrible , and (then) it just clicked. He improves to 10-for-21 on the season with four top 25s and three top 10s, bettering a T8 at the CareerBuilder.