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Melting of Polar Ice Caps

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How Does a Warming Arctic Affect Global Climate? - Susan Hassol
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Susan Joy Hassol, Director of Climate Communication, explains why Arctic climate is changing faster than the rest of the world. Due to global sea level rise, carbon release, reflectivity, she argues that "Arctic climate change feeds back and increase... [more]
November 8, 2012 at 06:42 PM
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Melting Trends: Arctic Ice Completely Gone by 2020?
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Environmentalist Dan Miller discusses images of arctic ice melting trends at the North Pole. He argues that light once reflected off the surface of the melting ice is now being absorbed by water, priming a feedback loop that will continuously acceler... [more]
November 8, 2012 at 06:38 PM
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Melting of Ice Glaciers in the Polar Regions
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Melting of Ice Glaciers in the Polar Regions - Fifteen percent of the earth is covered with snow. In this episode you will learn about the global sea level rise due to the melting glaciers all over the world.
July 22, 2011 at 07:40 PM
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Fresh Water in the Arctic -- Changing Planet
From nsf.gov, produced by National Science Foundation
This five minute video discusses the impact of changing freshwater levels in the Arctic Ocean. Normally, a layer of colder freshwater resides above the warmer saltwater in the ocean, held in place by a circulation called the Beaufort Gyre and keeping... [more]
August 19, 2011 at 09:24 PM
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Antarctica's Weird Warming
From YouTube, produced by scishow
Hank gets to the bottom of two studies reporting high sea ice coverage and snow mass in Antarctica in the same year that the Arctic has reported a record low of sea ice. What is going on here? (03:35)
October 25, 2012 at 08:24 PM
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Antarctica is Losing Ice at an Alarming Rate. How High Will Sea Levels Rise?
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The frozen continent of Antarctica contains the vast majority of all freshwater on Earth. Now that ice is melting at an accelerating rate, in part because of climate change. What does this transformation mean for coastal communities across the globe?... [more]
May 24, 2019 at 08:36 AM
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Documentary on Arctic Sea Ice Shrinking – Global Warming
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During the summers of 2007 and 2008, year-round Arctic sea ice shrank to its lowest level since satellite records began 30 years ago. Some scientists now predict an ice-free Arctic summer by 2012. As snow and ice levels decline, sea-levels and weathe... [more]
June 9, 2010 at 12:46 PM
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Antarctic Ice
From NationalGeographicVideo, produced by National Geographic
Glaciers on the Antarctic Peninsula are melting away at an alarming rate. Scientists in this movie discuss just how much ice is melting away and the ramifications of this. Run time 02:32.
April 22, 2009 at 01:42 PM
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Arctic Ice Abrupt Withdrawal
From YouTube, produced by UCAR
This video is a simulation of the summer Arctic ice coverage of the north pole from present to 2040. It is produced by UCAR and the National Center for Atmospheric Research. (00:31)
March 31, 2009 at 11:44 PM
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Global Warming and Polar Bears
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Learn about global warming and its affects on the endangered polar bear in the Arctic. (03:12)
July 10, 2009 at 02:15 PM
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