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n2doc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 06:49 PM
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Pictures of Ayles Ice shelf collapse
Pictures of Ayles Ice shelf collapse


This handout photo provided by the University of Ottawa shows a time series of MODIS satellite images illustrating the breakup of the Ayles Ice Shelf taken on Aug. 13, 2005, gathered between 17:25 to 00:00 GMT, top and bottom row from left to right. (AP PHOTO/University of Ottawa, NASA, HO)





This handout photo provided by NASA shows a Modis (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) Image showing the Ayles Ice Shelf collapse, center, in the early afternoon of Aug. 13, 2005. Within days of breaking free, the Ayles Ice Shelf drifted about 30 miles offshore before freezing into the sea ice. (AP PHOTO/NASA, HO)



This handout photo provided by NASA shows a Modis (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectro Radiometre) Image showing the Ayles Ice Shelf collapse, top center, in the early afternoon of Aug. 13, 2005. Within days of breaking free, the Ayles Ice Shelf drifted about 30 miles offshore before freezing into the sea ice. (AP PHOTO/NASA, HO)

This handout photo provided by the Universite Laval shows Universite Laval Technician Dennis Sarrazin standing next to the new ice island, the Ayles ice shelf, offshore, in the Arctic Ocean, on May 30, 2006. (AP PHOTO/Universite Laval, Warwick Vincent, HO)
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hatrack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 06:59 PM
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1. K & R - Cool Graphics!
Thanks! :hi:
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achtung_circus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 07:02 PM
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2. And now for the GOOD news.
???????

still thinking.

nothing, yet.
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lapfog_1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 07:11 PM
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4. Well, the part that broke off is over 5 Trillion .5 liter bottles of water
fresh water that is unpolluted (ice deposited over at least the least 3000 years).

(Must find a way to get it from there to somewhere useful!)
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lapfog_1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 07:05 PM
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3. Google earth
82'51"55.13 N 80'28"56.70 W

near a labeled feature called Bromley Island.

Crappy resolution on the satellite image they used.
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Crunchy Frog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 07:46 PM
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5. I made an animation from that pic.
Hope you don't mind.

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phantom power Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-30-06 12:07 PM
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6. sweet.
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n2doc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-30-06 01:05 PM
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7. Awesome! I am SOOO stealing that! n/t
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