Hugh Bollinger / Saturday, July 30, 2011 / Categories: Uncategorized Greenland de-icing The Peterman Glacier is a river of ice in northern Greenland. In a dramatic pair of satellite images of the glacier from the Byrd Polar Research Center at Ohio State University-- taken two weeks apart last year --shows the creation of a gigantic iceberg and the beginnings of an ice free fjord. [caption id="attachment_6049" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Peterman Glacier satellite images, July-August, 2010 (source: Byrd Polar Research Center)"][/caption] Equally dramatic is the resulting 5 mile long ice island that appeared off Labrador, Canada this summer and captured in a tourist video. Climate models have predicted that changes would first begin appearing in the Arctic and occur over decades. Now they are being observed on a monthly basis. WHB Previous Article Unplugged Next Article Solar autos Print 20 Rate this article: No rating Tags: climate change global warming Arctic Byrd Polar Research Center fjords glaciers Greenland melting icebergs Related articles Climate Time Machine Building Resilience George the Poet on Climate Change Atmospheric Change, Amplification, and Denialism Surf's Up Please login or register to post comments.