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Lena Delta Shakes Off Winter

After seven months encased in snow and ice, the delta emerges for the short Arctic summer.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview, and Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kathryn Hansen with image interpretation by Ingmar Nitze/Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, and Hajo Eicken/University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Published June 13, 2019
Data acquired June 3 - 10, 2019

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
Landsat 8 > OLI