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