Operation Icebridge : Scientists Map Thinning Ice Sheets in Antarctica

Climate change has weakened the ice sheets of western Antarctica. Scientists from Lamont-Doherty are flying over the region on a NASA-led mission called Ice Bridge to understand what's happening on and below the ice. What they find may help predict future sea level rise.

Location: Antarctic
Team: James Cochran
Purpose: Airborne Polar Research
Date: Sep. 2009 -2014