Page last updated at 08:08 GMT, Tuesday, 2 December 2008

In Pictures: Greenland and Climate Change

Soundman/Producer Arwyn Evans and cameraman Mike Harrison on BBC Wales O Flaen Dy Lygaid programme by the Ikertivaq glacier in eastern Greenland (Picture: Iolo ap Dafydd).

Soundman/Producer Arwyn Evans and cameraman Mike Harrison shoot BBC Wales's O Flaen Dy Lygaid programme by the Ikertivaq glacier in eastern Greenland.

BBC Wales environment correspondent iolo ap daydd at Ikertivaq glacier (Pic: Iolo ap Dafydd)

BBC Wales's environment correspondent Iolo ap Daydd at Ikertivaq glacier which is being studied by Swansea university scientists.

Helicopter flying in front of the rim of the Ikertivaq glacier (Pic: Iolo ap Dafydd)

Helicopter flying in front of the rim of the Ikertivaq glacier.

iceberg in Kulusuk Bay in July 2008, melting and moving out to the north Atlantic  (Pic: Iolo ap Dafydd)

Iceberg in Kulusuk Bay in July 2008, melting and moving out to the north Atlantic.

Wooden houses in the village of Kulusuk in eastern Greenland (Pic: Iolo ap Dafydd)

Wooden houses in the village of Kulusuk in eastern Greenland.

Icebergs locked at end of a fjord near the Kulusuk settlement, eastern Greenland (Pic: Iolo ap Dafydd)

Icebergs locked at the end of a fjord near the Kulusuk settlement, eastern Greenland.

Pwllheli and surrounding low lands are to be a part of a Welsh Assembly Government / Gwynedd council pilot scheme to gauge the affects of climate change on sea defences (Pic: Iolo ap Dafydd)

Pwllheli and surrounding low lands are to be a part of a Welsh Assembly Government / Gwynedd council pilot scheme to gauge the affects of climate change on sea defences.

Innuit hunter Pele Maratse and Iolo Ap Dafydd on Mr Maratse's boat near the Apusiaji glacier (Pic: Swansea University).

Innuit hunter Pele Maratse and Iolo Ap Dafydd on Mr Maratse's boat near the Apusiaji glacier.

Greenladn icecap - hundreds of miles long and across - contains 10% of the world's fresh water, and if all melted - could trigger a 7 meter rise in seas across the globe. TThe Greenland icecap contains 10% of the world's fresh water. If it all melted it could trigger a 7m rise in seas across the globe (Pic: Swansea University)

The Greenland icecap contains 10% of the world's fresh water. If it all melted it could trigger a 7m rise in seas across the globe.

An unnamed glacier in eastern Greenland melting as it reaches the sea (Pic: Swansea University).

An unnamed glacier in eastern Greenland melting as it reaches the sea.




FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific