Added March 17
The research vessel "Polarstern" circumnavigated A74, offspring of the Brunt Ice shelf.
Sentinel 2B (resolution 10m per pixel) captured the vessel on March 14. The last image is at a 7x magnification.
March 16, 2021
February 28, 2021
With Summer ending in Antarctica, the surprising new (end 2020) crack north of Halloween crack ruptured and the calving of the Brunt-North shelf is complete. Brunt West is still attached along a 2 km stretch. As winter is coming near, West Brunt may freeze-in and survive until next Antarctic summer. Only time will tell.
January 31, 2021
January 30, 2021
January 27, 2021
Six Pytroll/Satpy ways to bring the night side of the hemisphere into view as well as the day side