Negribreen, one of the largest glaciers in Svalbard, is currently surging with maximum speeds reaching 22 metres per in July 2017. That is an acceleration to about 200 times the normal flow velocity of the glacier!
SIOS member institution Norut has installed a suite of sensors on a passenger aircraft stationed in Longyearbyen. The equipment that will collect environmental data and high-resolution images is part of the SIOS-InfraNor project.
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