Operation Iceberg S1
(bbC Knowledge, HyppTV Ch 501, 1.55pm) birthOfa’berg – In the series premiere, a team of british-Cavadian scientists uncovers the hidden forces that explain why the Store Glacier of Greenland produces so many icebergs. bbC presenter and naturalist Chris Packham joins the scientists on their research yacht which lingers dangerously in front of the glacier. Meanwhile, physicist and oceanographer Helen Czerski attempts to explore the inside of the glacier itself. Witness the creation of an iceberg as a multimillion-tonne block of ice bursts forth.