Rink Glacier, NW Greenland

Rink Isbrae is ranked 2nd or 3rd for iceberg production for all west Greenland (Weidick and Bennicke, 2007).

ASTER 3D view of Rink Isbrae.

There have been no major front position change in the past 9 summers imaged by MODIS, see figure below. A 10 sq. km ice area loss in 2004 was built up in previous years and is followed by subsequent net build up.

Rink sheds 1+ km long ~0.5 km wide “ice islands” periodically.

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