As Seen From Space: Nordenskiold Glacier, Greenland

The Nordenskiold Glacier in Greenland, one of several draining ice sheets as climate change raises temperatures. (European Space Agency)

The European Space Agency’s Copernicus Sentinel 2A satellite captured this image of Greenland’s Nordenskiold Glacier, one of several drains for the island’s ice sheet as temperatures rise due to climate change. Vegetation appears red in this false-color image, while swirls of light blue in the water is fine sediment produced by the glacier, known as “glacier milk.”

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