From ice shelf Getz breaks off huge iceberg

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NASA’s operation IceBridge monitors ice shelf Getz, which assesses the implications of climate change on Earth.

This is a picture of ice shelf Getz, located in the Western part of Antarctica. Observation of the glacier are carried out as part of operation IceBridge, NASA has held for eight years. As the researchers say, ghetts is one of those glaciers, experiencing the greatest impact of climate change, leading to melting of the glacier.

The photo was taken November 5, 2016 aboard a NASA research aircraft. The image shows the ice in the process of separating from the main part of the glacier that is due to it melting.

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