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Tag: Iceland

ESA: Earth from Space: Vatnajökull

The Landsat-8 satellite takes us over Iceland’s southeastern coast and the Vatnajökull glacier in this false-colour image from 6 September 2014. Glaciers cover 11% of Iceland’s landscape, the largest being the Vatnajökull – known as the Vatna Glacier in English – which at 8000 sq km is also the largest in Europe. Up to a …

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Blue Racer Productions: I C E L A N D

Compilation of drone footage from a recent 8-day trip to Iceland. All footage was shot on the DJI Phantom 3. Locations featured include: Skógafoss Reynisfjara Beach Skaftafell National Park Askja Skaftafellsjökull Dettifoss Gulfoss Eskifjordur Music: Headlights by Robin Schulz feat. Ilsey Check out some of our amazing pictures on Instagram: #‎PureIceland‬❄ Blue Racer Productions BlueRacerProductions.com …

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RuptlyTV: Iceland | See the world’s biggest lava field in 200 years

The Holuhraun lava field continued erupting on Tuesday, with aerial footage capturing an astonishing view of the 500 metre-long (1,640 ft) and 70 metre-high (229 ft) lava lake. According to NASA, the lava field in the Northeastern Region of Iceland now covers over 84 square kilometers (32 square miles), making it larger than Manhattan.  

Cambridge University: Monitoring Bárðarbunga and Holuhraun

Cambridge scientists and PhD students are at the forefront of monitoring the activity of the Bárðarbunga volcano in Iceland. The research group, led by Professor Bob White of the Department of Earth Sciences, is monitoring the ongoing massive volcanic intrusion through its array of seismic instrumentation – never before has such an intrusion been so …

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Evosia: Eye of the Storm

A beautiful time lapse short film by Evosia featuring Iceland. Evosia is also known as, Henry Jun Wah Lee, who describes his creation as: A winter saga in Iceland. In Iceland there are many kinds of storms. Ice, snow, rain, sand, ash, solar, magnetic, and more. Storms are agents of change. While often destructive and …

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Midnight Sun | Iceland

A short film by SCIENTIFANTASTIC. Midnight Sun: A natural phenomenon occurring in the summer months north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle where the sun never fully sets and remains visible 24 hours a day. This short time lapse film was shot during the Icelandic Midnight Sun in June of 2011. …

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Earth from Space: Christmas tree fjords

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. The tree-shaped Westfjords peninsula in Iceland is pictured in this edition.

Legend

Legend is a short film by Henry Jun Wah Lee / Evosia, described as a joint collaboration with rock / ambient / experimental band MONO, Legend takes you on an epic 12 minute visual and aural journey through Iceland’s breathtaking landscapes during the time of the midnight sun. The film travels across Iceland, from the floating …

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ESA: Earth from Space: Iceland

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. In this edition, we look at Europe’s westernmost nation, covered by glaciers and volcanoes.

Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull – May 1st and 2nd, 2010

Sean Stiegemeier filmed this outstanding video of a volcanic eruption. It was the year 2010 and the Icelandic vulcano Eyjafjallajökull halted the European air traffic. It was a respons to theconcerns that volcanic ash from the eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull could damage aircraft engines, which led to that the controlled airspace of many European countries was closed to instrument flight rules traffic, resulting in the largest air-traffic shut-down …

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