As per records, the iceberg was nearly as big as Atlanta at more than 300 square kilometers (116 square miles).
Video released from the ESA shows a time lapse of 57 radar images taken by the Sentinel-1 satellite, which belongs to Copernicus, a joint EU-ESA program created to provide high quality monitoring of Earth.
"The sequence of calving events over the last years shows that they have become more frequent, that the icebergs disintegrate more quickly and that the Pine Island ice shelf is reaching its smallest extent in recent observational history", he said. "The acceleration of the Pine Island glacier stretches the glacier, causing the thinning and likely making the ice more prone to crevassing (cracking) upstream".
There is a lot of imbalance in the glacial system, due to the warming temperatures.
The Pine Island Glacier is one of the fastest-retreating glaciers in Antarctica, and along with the Thwaites Glacier, has been the focus of scientific scrutiny for over 25 years. But since 2013, the glacier has calved five times, according to Stef Lhermitte, a remote sensing scientist from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.
Together with its twin iceberg Thwaites, Inverse reports that PIG contains enough ice to raise global sea levels by four feet, a change that would lead to catastrophe.
In Antarctica, a new iceberg of the huge sizes broke off from the glacier pine island.
Since the early 1990s, the Pine Island Glacier's ice velocity has increased dramatically to values which exceed 10 meters a day. "Its floating ice front ... has experienced a series of calving events over the past 30 years, some of which have abruptly changed the shape and position of the ice front".
Additionally, the company petitioned the Chinese government to build longer-range Model 3 sedans at its new plant in Shanghai. The cars that are being recalled include mainly Model X vehicles built before mid-October 2016.
His creation was inspired by the letter - through which he announced his retirement - he wrote to The Players' Tribune in 2015. Rather than a traditional pair of dress shoes, Lee completed the look with a pair of basketball-ready orange Nike sneakers .
Of the total confirmed cases, mainland China accounts for 59,539, while 1,361 of deaths are also on mainland China. So far, airport screening has processed more than 30,000 travelers from China who have passed through 11 airports.
Next on-track action are the Duel 150s on Thursday evening to determine the 62 annual Daytona 500 starting line up. The qualifying session also locked in the top two non-chartered teams into next weekend's Daytona 500 as well.
Net loss for Airbus in the past year amounted to 1.36 billion euros compared to a net profit of $ 3.05 billion euros in 2018. Revenues rose 11% to 70.5 billion euros (£59.1 billion) as the company ramped up production of its A320 twinjet.
To give her love life a kickstart, her interfering little sister, Kitty, posts all of them to their respective owners. In a plot twist many viewers may hate to see, Lara Jean breaks up with Peter after seeing a photo of him hugging Jen.
Since the virus appeared in Wuhan in December, it has killed about 1,360 people and infected more than 60,000 across the globe. Authorities in Japan have said 44 more people on quarantined cruise ship have tested positive for Covid-19.
Singapore has 50 cases, including one found at its biggest bank, DBS, on Wednesday that caused an evacuation at the head office. The virus is believed to have originated late a year ago at a seafood market in Hubei province's capital Wuhan.
Michigan State hires Mel Tucker as head coach
His contract also says MSU will pay for or reimburse Tucker for a country club membership at a club of his choosing. The 48-year-old Tucker is from Cleveland and was a Big Ten championship-winning defensive back at Wisconsin.
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Chan said people should try to get a flu shot around October, as it takes about two weeks for a person to develop immunity. The University Health Center has seen students testing positive frequently with both influenza A and B.
Hyundai Partnering with Specialty EV Maker Canoo
A new business model that focuses on reducing production and infrastructure costs to make EVs more affordable to customers. In addition, the Canoo skateboard is a self-contained unit that can be paired with any cabin design.
Want to be an astronaut? NASA is hiring!
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Rare snowfall carpets Karbala, Baghdad - Newspaper
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