Ducks brave Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier in the name of science

Thursday, September 25, 2008

NASA monitors Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier via satellite and is interested in the enhanced mass loss. In August, a team of scientists set out to investigate if water that pools on the glacier’s surface reaches the ocean. NASA Program Manager Seelye Martin explains how a team of 90 yellow rubber ducks were employed in this mission.
Guest: Seelye Martin, Program Manager in Earth Sciences, NASA

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Jesse Baker

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