The Ecology of Climate Change

This video focuses on the conifer forest in Alaska to explore the carbon cycle and how the forest responds to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide. Topics addressed in the video include wildfires, reflectivity, and the role of permafrost in the global carbon cycle.

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American Museum of Natural History
Video length: 8:07 min.

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Great attention to detail.

Shows scientists in the field and in vignettes explaining the science.

Good embedded graphic visualization of coniferous boreal forests changing to deciduous forests.

The Ecology of Climate Change can be viewed in low, medium, or high resolution.

Auditory impaired text scroll on bottom during video helps to track storyline.

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