Back from a long summer break, I needed to find something else to do than just catching up with emails... Luckily, the organizers of the 2017 International Glaciology Society meeting in Boulder tweeted this animation of the Vavilov Glacier (October Revolution Island, Russian Arctic):
— CIRES Communication (@CIRESnews) August 16, 2017
So, I made a similar animation using only Sentinel-2 imagery for the years 2016 and 2017:
New animation of Vavilov ice cap collapse, this time using #Sentinel1 @CopernicusEU radar (no issue with clouds or polar night)
"You can literally watch an ice cap gut itself in front of your eyes"
quote by @IceSheetMike, 2018
— Simon Gascoin (@sgascoin) September 24, 2018