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Twin glacier collapse in Tibet puzzles scientists and triggers rapid international collaboration

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Glaciers_cci contributes to early warning and understanding of two mysterious glacier collapses and their subsequent huge ice avalanches.

For more information on these extraordinary events please see:

Statement of the GAPHAZ working group: PDF

Satellite images in Earth Observatory: Link

Discussion in Nature: Link

Animated GIF from the first collapse using Sentinel 2 data (before: 10 Jan 2016, After 21 July 2016):

 Animated GIF from the first collapse using Sentinel 2 data (before: 10 Jan 2016, After 21 July 2016)