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Turkish Glaciers Shrink By Half

Scientists use Landsat and commercial satellite data to quantify the losses in this mid-latitude glacier belt.


NASA Earth Observatory map by Joshua Stevens, using data from a 2015 paper by Yavaşlı, Tucker, and Melocikc. NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Caption by Laura Rocchio, Landsat Communications Team.

Published July 2, 2015
Data acquired 1973 - 2014

Sources:
Landsat 1 (ERTS)
Landsat 8 > OLI