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00:16:56
How does the interaction of solar radiation on sea ice effect climate change? Please join us as we chat live with Dr. Don Perovich, an expert in the fields of albedo effect, and sea-ice mass balance on climate.

00:04:45
In this video, ride in a special Mattracks truck across the ice sheet with geologist Christina Riesselman as she travels with ANDRILL Staff Scientist Richard Levy from McMurdo Station to the ANDRILL drill site. They investigate the truck’s special wheels, observe beautiful panoramas of the Transantarctic Mountains, and hear the drill running at the drill site.

00:39:23
Join us for more conversation with David Ainley and other researchers studying Adelie penguins in Antarctica’s Ross Sea.

00:40:13
Scientists at Palmer Research Station in Antarctica talk about their research: How is the rich marine ecosystem just offshore responding to melting sea ice and global climate change?

00:26:52
Join us in conversation with David Ainley and other researchers, as they wrap up there field season at the Adelie penguin breeding colonies in Antarctica’s Ross Sea.

00:02:08
Penn State University glaciologist Dr. Richard Alley explains why ice is cool.

00:00:54
Footage of a small gray whale in the Chukchi Sea near the Barrow shoreline.

00:10:32
Join Senior Scientist Paul Doherty as he explains the difference between floating ice and land ice, and why they effect sea levels differently.

00:07:53
Exploratorium Producer Mary Miller chats with Marika Holland, Climate Modeler for the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Dr. Holland co-authored a recent study projecting that the summer Arctic sea ice could completely disappear by 2040.

00:07:18
Join Mary Miller in conversation with Mark Serreze, Senior Research Scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center, as they discuss recent dramatic decreases in Arctic sea ice and what that means for global climate stability.