The Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellite mission is monitoring the growing crack in Antarctica?s Larsen-C ice shelf. When the ice shelf breaks off or ?calves?, it will create one of the largest icebergs ever recorded ? but exactly how long this will take is difficult to predict.
This animation demonstrates how scientists analyse radar data from Sentinel-1 to monitor the crack. This includes combining radar images to create an ?interferogram?. Learn more: http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2017/04/Larsen-C_crack_interferogram
Credits: contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017), processed by A. Hogg/CPOM/Priestly Centre, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
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