Title Images reveal Iceland's glacier melt Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet BBC News Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 25/10/19 Description A photography project has highlighted the extent of ice loss from Iceland's glaciers.
A team from Scotland and Iceland compared photographs taken in the 1980s with present-day drone images.
They focused on the south side of the Vatnajökull ice cap, which covers about 7,700sq km of land.
Dr Kieran Baxter, from the University of Dundee, said: "We saw a staggering difference in a very short amount of time."
Producer/Author Rebecca Morelle, Science correspondent, BBC News URL https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-50160039 Persons Kieran Baxter