A Rising Tide - Linking Ocean and Ice

This audio slideshow/video describes the Greenland ice sheet and the difficulties in getting scientific measurements at the interface between the ice and the ocean. It features the work of a researcher from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute researcher. She gives a personal account of her work on the recent increase in melting of glaciers, the challenges of working in Greenland, and the reasons why so many climate scientists are looking there for answers to questions about climate change.

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Ari Daniel Shapiro
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Video length 6:16 minutes.

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