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What's it like to be a research scientist working in the Arctic or Antarctica? We gave polar scientists video cameras and asked them to document their field work. Webcasts produced at the poles are another part of the Ice Stories project.

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Ice Stories:  Slawek Tulaczyk Pulling Food for WAIS Camp (Clip)
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00:01:46
Pulling food to prepare for four weeks at the West Antarctic Ice Sheet camp.

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Date: November 15, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: slawek tulaczyk, antarctica, wais, west antarctic ice sheet, expedition preparation


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Ice Stories:  Barrow, Alaska: A Sense of Place (Clip)
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00:04:19
A video portrait of Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost settlement in the United States.

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Date: September 1, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s):

Keywords: barrow, arctic, alaska, scenic, hunting, point barrow, nuvuk, people of the arctic, inupiaq, culture

Links: Big Idea: Barrow, Alaska

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Ice Stories:  Whales Under Ice (Clip)
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00:02:52
Craig George and Glenn Sheehan explain how scientists have learned from Iñupiaq hunters to make more accurate counts of bowhead whales.

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Date: September 1, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology

Keywords: whales, bowhead, arctic, alaska, hunters, traditional knowledge, iñupiaq, culture, ice, hunting

Links: Big Idea: Pairing Scientific and Traditional Knowledge

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Ice Stories:  Ann Jensen Interview (Clip)
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00:06:28
Interview with Ice Stories correspondent and archeologist, Ann Jensen.

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Date: August 29, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: barrow, arctic, alaska, nuvuk, archeology, burial, inupiat

Links: Project Page: Ancient Bones and Iñupiaq Culture

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Ice Stories:  Barrow Boat Basin (Clip)
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00:00:26
Shots of research vessel in the Barrow boat basin near Nuvuk.

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Date: August 29, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: barrow, arctic, scenic, alaska, boats


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Ice Stories:  Daniel Lum Interview about Bowhead Whales (Clip)
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00:01:26
Daniel Lum talks about the importance of the Bowhead whale to the native Barrow community.

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Date: August 29, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: barrow, arctic, alaska, bowhead, whales, inupiat, hunting, tradition


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Ice Stories:  Daniel Lum Interview about Nuvuk (Clip)
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00:00:27
Daniel Lum talks about the traditional village site in Barrow called Nuvuk.

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Date: August 29, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: barrow, arctic, alaska, inupiat, nuvuk, village


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Ice Stories:  Daniel Lum Interview about Sea Ice (Clip)
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00:02:45
Daniel Lum talks about the changes in ocean ice near Barrow.

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Date: August 29, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: barrow, arctic, alaska, inupiat, ocean ice, tradition, climate, climate change


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Ice Stories:  Duck Camp Drive By (Clip)
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00:00:59
Drive by shots of the hunting camp or "duck camp" near Point Barrow, AK.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: August 29, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: barrow, arctic, alaska, scenic, hunting


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Ice Stories:  Duck Camp Scenics (Clip)
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00:01:07
Scenics of the hunting camp or "duck camp" in Point Barrow, AK.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: August 29, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: barrow, arctic, alaska, scenic, hunting, point barrow, birds, nuvuk


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