This click-through animation visualizes the ice-albedo feedback, soot's effect on sea ice and glacier melt, and ice melt's effect on land and sea.
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Use in conjunction with other activities and discussion about how albedo is involved in climate change.
Images and text are courtesy of NASA/USGS, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Scientific Visualization Studio, and National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).
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The resource is a mixture of text and animated explanations/descriptions, which support each other nicely.
The user does not have to use this in a linear fashion but can click forward and backward to review information or skip over certain segments.