NASA Begins Arctic Mission

This year’s Operation IceBridge continues the airborne surveys studying changes in polar ice, glaciers and sea ice, as a means of monitoring our global climate.

This P-3B carried Operation IceBridge personnel and equipment to Thule Air Base in Greenland, where the Arctic 2011 campaign will be based.
This P-3B carried Operation IceBridge personnel and equipment to Thule Air Base in Greenland, where the Arctic 2011 campaign will be based.
courtesy NASA/Jim Yungel