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September 21, 2020

Waves produced by iceberg calving near terminus of Hansbreen glacier

Surface waves produced by iceberg calving are visible near the terminus of the Hansbreen glacier in Svalbard, Norway.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant OPP 1748265.]

Learn more in the University of California news story Listen up: Scripps scientists use underwater microphones to study calving arctic glacier. (Date image taken: Aug. 13, 2016; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 21, 2020)

Credit: Oskar Glowacki, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

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