Browsing 150 - 159 results of 159 programs from project - Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists
Footage of a small gray whale in the Chukchi Sea near the Barrow shoreline. Shots of a snowy owl at night. Scenes of Barrow, Alaska, near coast. Shots of the Barrow Environmental Observatory in Barrow, Alaska. Interview with Paolo Paulo Olivas about his research at the Barrow Environmental Observatory (BEO). Paulo Olivas points out the different equipment he uses to measure the amount of greenhouse gases being released from the tundra. B-Roll for playback during webcast, "Tundra and Climate Change with Steve Hastings," on 5/24/08. Footage includes shots of data gathering, facilities and landscape at the Barrow Environmental Observatory. The Jakobshavn Isbrae is among the fastest-moving glaciers in the world. The Jakobshavn is an outlet glacier, one of the few places where the giant Greenland ice sheet can shed ice in the form of gigantic icebergs. This timelapse video by Jason Amundson of the University of Alaska Fairbanks shows one of these massive calving events. Notice the dark blue ice that surfaces when the iceberg flips over in the ice-choked Ilulissat icefjord. The Exploratorium team travels down to Antarctica in 2001 to report on science.