Greenland http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Wallops Flight Facility Aids Study of Ice Melt Around Greenland http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-flight-facility-aids-study-ice-melt-around-greenland <p>WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) - A NASA campaign being launched from Virginia's Eastern Shore is helping improve the understanding of seasonal ice melt around Greenland.</p><p>The space agency says a NASA's C-130 research aircraft flew from the Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island this week to Greenland to conduct surveys. Flights are scheduled to continue through Nov. 16.</p><p>The data they collect will provide baseline measurements for future satellite missions. The land and sea ice information also will give researchers a more comprehensive view of seasonal changes.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:58:49 +0000 Don Rush 43948 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Wallops Flight Facility Aids Study of Ice Melt Around Greenland