Last update: July 18th, 2019 at 12:00 am
Today’s Image of the Day from NASA features the Sheridan Glacier near Cordova, Alaska, which has a floating ice tongue that is rapidly deteriorating.
Glaciers in Alaska are losing a lot of ice and contributing to sea level rise.
NASA has launched Operation IceBridge, a project which flies scientific instruments on a small plane to measure the changes in Alaska’s ice cover.
Image Credit. NASA