Scientists capture the moment a FOUR MILE long iceberg breaks off a Greenland glacier

Posted by The King Slayer 1 year ago in Nature
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Scientists have captured the moment a four mile long iceberg broke off a glacier in eastern Greenland.

The calving happened on June 22 and saw an iceberg a third of the length of Manhattan break off the glacier.

The team of researchers and scientists at the site captured the event which caused other icebergs to separate with some flipping over entirely.

Capturing the entire event on camera can help scientists examine how large icebergs may affect future sea levels.

David Holland, a professor at NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematics and NYU Abu Dhabi, who led the research team, said: "Global sea-level rise is both undeniable and consequential".

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