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This website explores the sentinels of climate change with a 3D interactive global ice viewer. View the effects of climate change on glaciers, sea ice, and continental ice sheets worldwide, in Greenland, Arctic and Antarctica through time lapse movies of ice melt and trends, comparison photographs and maps. Links to NASA satellites and their missions are provided. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Space science
 
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This activity's storyline is built around the real-life case study of Dr. Walt Meier, a Sea Ice Scientist from Boulder, Colorado. In the fictional story, the students of Churchill become concerned about wildlife in their region because polar bears have become a nuisance in the town. According to the local elders, the sea ice patterns have changed. The students turn to Dr. Meier for his expertise in ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Tutorial, In-situ dataset
Subject: Cryology, History and philosophy of science, Technology
 
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This animation shows the global advance and retreat of daily snow cover along with daily sea ice surface temperature over the Northern Hemisphere from September 2002 through May 2003. The snow cover was measured by the MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite, while the sea ice surface temperature was measured by the MODIS instrument on the Aqua satellite. Since these instruments cannot take measurements ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Cryology
 
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This animation shows the global advance and retreat of daily snow cover along with daily sea ice surface temperature over North America from September 2002 through May 2003. The snow cover was measured by the MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite, while the sea ice surface temperature was measured by the MODIS instrument on the Aqua satellite. Since these instruments cannot take measurements through ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Cryology
 
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In this lesson, learners use WebImage, a Web-based customized version of ImageJ, to investigate changes in snow cover and sea ice in the Northern Hemisphere over a period of 24 years. The images are obtained from satellite measurements of visible and microwave radiation. The lesson follows from Snow and Ice: A Hemispherical View. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Climatology, Physical geography
 
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After Antarctica, Greenland's ice cap contains the second largest mass of frozen fresh water in the world. Based on new research using NASA's airborne laser altimeter, scientists have identified pronounced thinning of Greenland's ice cap. This new research indicates enough ice loss to cause a measurable rise in sea levels. This site, produced by NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio, features text, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Cryology, Environmental science
 
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The Gulf of Maine Aquarium hosts this two-part activity. The focus is on seasonal changes in the mass balance of the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Part 1 uses an atlas and satellite imagery to examine the geography of the region and the changing boundaries of the ice sheet. Part 2 tracks annual changes in sea ice. There is an animation page showing changes in ice cover around Antarctica during 1991, and links ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lab activity, Illustration - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map
Subject: Biology, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This animation shows the retreat of glacial ice, changes in the shoreline, and the disappearance of the land bridge across the Bering Sea which occurred at the end of the last ice age, beginning just over 21,000 years ago. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Cryology, Geologic time, Geology
 
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This interactive resource portrays what might happen to world coastlines if entire sections of the Antarctic Ice Sheet were to melt. Viewers can see how much land area might be flooded by a relatively modest 17-foot rise in sea level (represented by the collapse of the Western Antarctic Ice Sheet), or a more severe 170-foot rise, represented by the collapse of the Eastern Antarctic Ice Sheet. By comparing ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Environmental science
 
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NSIDC offers data and information about the cryosphere; that portion of the Earth where water is in solid form, typically snow or ice. Topics include snow, glaciers, permafrost, sea ice, news and features, and others. The State of the Cryosphere section provides an overview of the status of snow and ice as indicators of climate change. An image and photo gallery provides historic photographs and satellite ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology
 
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