Greenland East Coast

Greenland East Coast
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Sea ice is pulling back from the east coast of Greenland, and the numerous fjords that cut into the coastline are showing blue water through the ice that chokes them. Later in the summer, the ice will be gone for a brief time before the return of winter.

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  • Data Date:

    June 8, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    June 16, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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