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The Census of Marine Life is a growing global network of researchers in more than 70 nations engaged in a ten year (2000-2010) mission to assess and explain the diversity, distribution, and abundance of marine life in the oceans. Rolf Gradinger is an expert in Sea Ice Communities, studying the tiny animals that actually live inside the ice and those that live on the bottom of the ice sheets. We'll chat with Rolf about his current work, drilling ice cores just off Barrow, and looking for some of the world's most unique fauna. Meet Barrow scientist and Ice Stories blogger Steve Hastings, who is investigating how the tundra responds to climate change. What exactly is the tundra? How can vegetation, no more than 3 inches tall, play such an important role in the world's climate? Why does the tundra release so much CO2?
The Exploratorium's remote crew has landed in Barrow, AK, to showcase the vast array of science being conducted at this northernmost tip of the continent. Join us for this introduction to Barrow: where is it? why are so many scientists here? why are May and June such important times? A video portrait of Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost settlement in the United States. Interview with Ice Stories correspondent and archeologist, Ann Jensen. Shots of research vessel in the Barrow boat basin near Nuvuk. Daniel Lum talks about the importance of the Bowhead whale to the native Barrow community. Daniel Lum talks about the traditional village site in Barrow called Nuvuk. Daniel Lum talks about the changes in ocean ice near Barrow. Drive by shots of the hunting camp or "duck camp" near Point Barrow, AK.