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Lincoln Sea, Greenland
Lincoln Sea, Greenland

82° 32' 30.3036"N 59° 54' 50.3814"W, July 24th, 2017, 68x108 1/8 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2019 (sold)

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Getz Ice Shelf, Antarctica No. 2
Getz Ice Shelf, Antarctica No. 2

S75.00986 W137.09473581, 68 x 115 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2019

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Arctic Ocean, Greenland, No. 2
Arctic Ocean, Greenland, No. 2

N66.32140 W37.17977982, 90 x 60 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2019 (sold)

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De Vicq Glacier, Antarctica
De Vicq Glacier, Antarctica

74° 47' 58.401"S 131° 0' 54.8208"W, October 28th, 2016 60 x 90 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2018 (sold)

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Supraglacial Lake
Supraglacial Lake

(between Hiawatha and Humboldt Glaciers), Greenland, 79° 6'59.05"N 65°15'54.99"W, July 19 2017 60 x 81 7/8 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2018 (sold)

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Garfield Glacier, Antarctica
Garfield Glacier, Antarctica

74° 57' 16.3764"S 136° 34' 52.23"W, October 28th, 2016 60 x 90 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2018 (sold)

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Sermeq Kajalleq, Greenland (previously titled Jakobshavn Glacier, Greenland)
Sermeq Kajalleq, Greenland (previously titled Jakobshavn Glacier, Greenland)

69° 4'51.58"N 49°28'24.41"W, April 29th, 2017 108 3/8 x 68 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2018 (sold)

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Charcot Fjord, Greenland
Charcot Fjord, Greenland

66°21'7.21"N 36°59'10.49"W , April 22, 2017 90 x 60 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2018

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Sermeq Kajalleq, Greenland (previously titled Jakobshavn Glacier, Greenland)
Sermeq Kajalleq, Greenland (previously titled Jakobshavn Glacier, Greenland)

69° 47' 31.092"N 49° 47' 31.7076"W, April 29th, 2017 68 x 102 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2018 (sold)

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Hiawatha Lakes, Greenland
Hiawatha Lakes, Greenland

79° 4' 3.4602"N 65° 19' 26.7846"W, July 19, 2017 40 x 60 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2018 (sold)

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Hiawatha Basin, Greenland
Hiawatha Basin, Greenland

79.104111°N,64.940020°W, July 19th, 2017 60 x 90 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2017 (sold)

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Getz Ice Shelf, Antarctica
Getz Ice Shelf, Antarctica

74° 45' 57.708"S 133° 50' 54.8448"W, October 28th, 2016 40 x 60 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2018 (sold)

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Weddell Sea
Weddell Sea

(Southeast off the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula) 66° 8’, 32.831”S, 49° 50’ 32.118”W, October 27th, 2016 60 x 90 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2018 (sold)

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Arctic Ocean
Arctic Ocean

(Northwest off the coast of Ellesmere Island, CAN), 83° 19' 44.976"N, 79° 18' 22.957"W, July 17th, 2017 40 x 60 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2018 (sold)

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Hutchinson Glacier
Hutchinson Glacier

68° 7'22.30"N 33° 5'40.70"W, April 22nd, 2017 45 x 30 inches, soft pastel on paper, 2018 (sold)

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In 2016 & 2017 Zaria Forman was invited to join NASA's Operation IceBridge, an airborne science mission that has been mapping changes in the ice at both poles for over a decade. Forman joined some of their flights over Antarctica, Greenland and Arctic Canada. The aircrafts were equipped with a whole suite of instruments including lasers, radars, an infrared sensor, digital photography and a gravimeter (an instrument used to measure gravity). Flights were 12 hours on average, day after day, and soared only 1,500 feet above glaciers, sea ice, and mountain ranges.

 

As our climate changes, ice melt is speeding up. The rate at which the whole of Antarctica is shedding ice has tripled over the past decade. The IceBridge missions are collecting critical information that can tell us how this ice loss is occurring—and what these changes mean for sea level rise and coastal communities around the world.