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UAS Technology Reveals Iceberg Calving Process

Walking near the end of a massive tongue of glacial ice rising hundreds of meters above the sea, a group of scientists spotted an unexpected and ominous sign. About 100 meters from the edge of the glacier was a crack a few meters wide. The crack was fresh—there was no sign of it the day before. “We decided we wouldn’t walk farther,” said Guillaume Jouvet, a glaciologist at ETH Zurich in Switzerland. Continue reading