Wild Scandinavia

Surging Glacier in Svalbard

Clip: Episode 3 | 3m 36s  | Video has closed captioning.

Dr. Heidi Sevestre studies the surging Wahlenbergbreen glacier in Svalbard, which has accelerated in recent years. Using time lapse footage, she and her team monitor the glacier's movements and find it's moving at an incredibly fast pace of four to five meters per day.

Aired: 05/24/23

Rating: NR

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