10.12.12 - Scientists and flight crew members with Operation IceBridge, NASA's airborne mission to study Earth's changing polar ice, are beginning another campaign over Antarctica.
07.24.12 - For several days this month, Greenland's surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations.
11.01.11 - NASA Hosting Media Teleconference About Antarctic Ice Mission
10.13.11 - Scientists with NASA's Operation IceBridge airborne research campaign began the mission's third year of surveys this week over the changing ice of Antarctica.
10.04.11 - Last month the extent of sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean declined to the second-lowest extent on record.
08.18.11 - NASA-funded researchers have created the first complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow in Antarctica.
A NASA team of Arctic explorers is in Greenland right now on an airborne science mission to keep a careful eye on changes in the ice landscape on land and sea. On Earth Day, April 22, you can chat online with NASA scientists including Lora Koenig in Kangerlussuag, Greenland, about the Operation IceBridge mission.
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12.07.10 - Scientists will discuss new results based on data from airborne and satellite missions, showing a clear picture of mechanisms driving ice loss in West Antarctica.
Since Oct. 26, researchers have been making flights over Antarctica on NASA's DC-8 flying science laboratory to map ice surfaces and the features hidden below. On Thurs., Nov. 18, scientists were on hand during a flight to answer your questions about the mission.
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11.09.10 - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EST on Monday, Nov. 15, from Punta Arenas, Chile, to discuss the agency's Operation IceBridge.
10.22.10 - Scientists returned this week to the Southern Hemisphere where NASA's Operation IceBridge mission is set to begin its second year of airborne surveys over Antarctica.
03.18.10 - NASA's Operation IceBridge mission, the largest airborne survey ever flown of Earth's polar ice, kicks off its second year of study when NASA aircraft arrive in Greenland March 22.
10.08.09 - NASA begins a series of flights Oct. 15 to study changes to Antarctica's sea ice, glaciers and ice sheets. The flights are part of Operation Ice Bridge, a six-year campaign that is the largest airborne survey ever made of ice at Earth's polar regions.
10.05.09 - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 11:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 8, to preview the agency's largest airborne research effort ever to study Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves and sea ice.