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Ice Stories:  Greenland, Boat Ride Past Ilulissat (Clip)
Running Time:
00:01:18
Scenery of Ilulissat from a boat, the Katak.

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

Date: July 17, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s):

Keywords: greenland, ilulissat, scenic, buildings, transportation, boat, katak


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Ice Stories:  Greenland, Icebergs in Disko Bay Under the Midnight Sun 1 (Clip)
Running Time:
00:01:09
Shots of huge icebergs in the Disko Bay, including one with an ice cave.

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

Date: July 17, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science,

Keywords: greenland, ilulissat, disko bay, icebergs, cave


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Ice Stories:  Greenland, Icebergs in Disko Bay Under the Midnight Sun 2 (Clip)
Running Time:
00:01:39
Ice bergs in the Disko Bay outside of Ilulissat. Also shot of boat motoring by icebergs.

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

Date: July 17, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: greenland, ilulissat, disko bay, ice bergs, boat, transportation


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Ice Stories:  Greenland, Icebergs in the Disko Bay under the Midnight Sun 3 (Clip)
Running Time:
00:00:57
Greenland, icebergs in the Disko Bay near Ilulissat under the Midnight Sun. Taken from a boat. Sea birds fly through one shot.

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

Date: July 17, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: greenland, icebergs, birds, wildlife, disko bay


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Ice Stories:  Greenland, Icebergs in the Disko Bay under the Midnight Sun 4 (Clip)
Running Time:
00:02:10
Greenland, icebergs in the Disko Bay near the town of Ilulissat. Illuminated by the midnight sun. One shot has an ice cave in the iceberg.

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

Date: July 17, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: greenland, ilulissat, disko bay, ice bergs, cave


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Ice Stories:  Greenland, Icebergs in the Disko Bay under the Midnight Sun 5 (Clip)
Running Time:
00:01:46
Greenland, Iceberg shots taken from a boat (in the foreground in 3 shots), in the Disko Bay near Ilulissat, under the midnight sun.

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

Date: July 17, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: greenland, ilulissat, disko bay, ice bergs, boat, transportation


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Ice Stories:  Interview with Geologist Paul Bierman (Clip)
Running Time:
00:01:17
On his team’s first day out in the field near Kangerlussuaq, geomorphologist Paul Bierman of the University of Vermont explains what kind of rocks they look for to help determine the last time Greenland was free of ice.

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

Date: July 16, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: ice sheet, glaciers, rocks, cosmic rays, isotopes, isotope geochemistry, age dating

Links: Dispatch: How Old is the Greenland Ice Sheet?

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Ice Stories:  Greenland, Flying Over the Ice Sheet in a Helicopter (Clip)
Running Time:
00:01:28
Greenland, shots taken while flying in a helicopter from the Ilulissat Airport out over the Greenland ice sheet to the remote field camp of researcher Sarah Das.

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

Date: July 14, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: greenland, ice sheet, aerial, helicopter, transportation

Links: Like Standing in a Bowl of Rice Krispies
Transportation in Support of Science: Helicopters

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Ice Stories:   Limno Toolkit (Clip)
Running Time:
00:03:32
From a small rubber boat on a Greenlandic lake, climate researcher Billy D'Andrea introduces some of the equipment scientists use in limnological sampling. (Limnology is the study of freshwater systems, like lakes.)

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

Date: July 14, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: limnology, algae, lakes, greenland, sampling, equipment, climate change, climate history

Links: Dispatch: Limno Toolkit

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Ice Stories:  Jakobshavn Isbræ Calving Timelapse, July 13 2008 (Clip)
Running Time:
00:00:45
The Jakobshavn Isbræ 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 (60x real-time speed) from glaciologist Mark Fahnestock 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.

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

Date: July 13, 2008
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science,

Keywords: glacier, greenland, icebergs, arctic, jakobshavn isbræ, glaciology, ice


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