Waleed Abdalati (NASA): Dramatic Changes in Polar Ice

Video: Welcome to the NASA Earth Exchange (NEX) Virtual Workshop live stream channel. Stay tuned to listen to featured keynote speakers covering research themes from climate modeling to remote sensing applications and high performance computing in Earth Sciences – Watch them live or browse through lectures from the video library. Please visit the NEX Virtual…

Extreme Ice (2009)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IxR_sKon5Y National Geographic Extreme Ice: In the extreme, ice-bound regions of the earth, something unprecedented is happening. Everywhere, glaciers and ice sheets have begun breaking apart, and accelerating towards the oceans at alarming speeds. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1393566 Related World’s Changing Glaciers “Chasing Ice” (2012)

World’s Changing Glaciers “Chasing Ice” (2012)

Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers. Visit IMDB for more film details. Donate to the project chasingice.com   Update The old movie version is no longer available, updated the video URL to a…

Glacier and Ice-Sheet Dynamics in a Warming World

November 06, 2008: SFU Canada Research Chairs Seminar Series “Glacier and ice-sheet dynamics in a warming world” Dr. Gwenn Flowers, Canada Research Chair in Glaciology / Department of Earth Sciences Teaser image credit: Ted Scambos & Rob Bauer, NSIDC  / A researcher works with an ice core drill during the 2003 Antarctic Megadunes expedition.

Will climate change cause earthquakes?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDWNPbGjm38 Bill McGuire, author of ‘Waking the Giant: How a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes‘, discusses the topics raised in his book. Twenty thousand years ago our planet was an icehouse. Temperatures were down six degrees; ice sheets kilometres thick buried much of Europe and North America and sea levels were 130m lower.…