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This lithograph shows the break-off of a large iceberg from the Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica. This event occurred between November 4th and 12th, 2001, and provides powerful evidence of rapid changes underway in this area of Antarctica. The three images presented were acquired by the vertical-viewing (nadir) camera of the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument aboard NASA's ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This 5-minute animation portrays fluctuations in the cryosphere through observations collected from a variety of satellite-based sensors. The cryosphere consists of those parts of the Earth's surface where water is found in solid form, including areas of snow, sea ice, glaciers, permafrost, ice sheets, and icebergs. In these regions, surface temperatures remain below freezing for a portion of each ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Video, Visualization - scientific, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Hydrology
 
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Project Iceberg is the education and outreach site for ANDRILL (ANtarctic geologic DRILLing), a research project to drill and recover cores of sedimentary rock from the sea floor beneath the McMurdo Ice Shelf in order to construct a history of paleoenvironmental changes that will guide understanding of the scope, speed, and frequency of glacial and interglacial changes in Antarctica. The site features ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Ref. material, Ask an expert, Message board
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Geology, Paleontology
 
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This article provides an eyewitness account by a photographer who traveled with Robert Falcon Scott on his last, ill-fated Antarctic expedition. The excerpt includes biographic information about Herbert G. Ponting, a travel writer and, arguably, the finest photographer to have worked in Antarctica, his account of the sights and sounds of Antarctica's shoreline, including the icebergs and whales he ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Physical geography
 
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Recent satellite images have revealed two new icebergs floating off the Antarctic coast. The icy behemoths are fragments of the Ninnis Glacier. This NASA fact sheet uses text and remotely sensed imagery to describe the events of January 2000, in which a large tongue of the Ninnis Galcier broke off and split into two gigantic icebergs. The breakup of the Ninnis Glacier Tongue has important implications ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material, Educational portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Cryology, Environmental science
 
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This site contains information about the three ecozones in the marine waters of polar Canada: The Arctic Archipelago Marine Ecozone, the Arctic Basin, and the Northwest Atlantic Ecozone. The features section describes the physical characteristics of the deep Arctic Basin and shallow Continental Shelf water settings and the major currents responsible for water movement in the Arctic, as well as three ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Physical oceanography
 
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Lessons plans on polar science activities for use in K-8 classroom are available on this website. Topics are Sea Level Change, Glacial Dynamics, Water Properties, Icebergs, and Global Warming. Each plan includes activity time, materials, background, directions, discussion, extension, related activities and vocabulary. These plans align to National and Kansas science standards. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Cryology
 
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Visitors can study this account of the calving of the Larsen ice shelf and the disintegration of the ice shelf around James Ross Island that occured in Austral Summer of 1994-95. The account is in chronolgical order and is accompanied by photographs. Follow-up examinations from 1996-2002 and links to related material are provided. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Cryology
 
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The Pine Island Glacier is the largest discharger of ice in Antarctica and the continents fastest moving glacier. Even so, when a large crack formed across the glacier in mid 2000, it was surprising how fast the crack expanded, 15 meters per day, and how soon the resulting iceberg broke off, mid-November, 2001. This iceberg, called B-21, is 42 kilometers by 17 kilometers and contains seven years of ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Cryology
 
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Developed and maintained by the Jason Education Project at the Texas A&M University, this comprehensive site has educational information and activities on weather, foraminifera, coral reefs, satellites, El Nino, ice ages, fisheries, waves, icebergs and currents. A wealth of student and educator resources is available. Teacher resources include a crash-course in oceanography, a section on using ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Syllabus, Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material, Educational portal, Non-profit portal, Ask an expert, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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