A composite Sentinel-1 image of northern Canada showing changes in sea ice extent in winter 2016-17. | European Space Agency
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These Satellites Help Scientists Monitor Antarctica's Collapsing Ice Shelf

Two European satellites, known as Sentinel-1, peer through clouds and darkness to provide a real-time image of the Larsen C ice shelf — the world's most-watched patch of ice.

Published On 06/26/2017
10:08 AM EDT