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Asset Type:Webcast
File Type(s):mp4,wmv
Duration:00:16:26
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Title: The Tundra and Climate Change
Description: Meet Barrow scientist and Ice Stories blogger Steve Hastings, who is investigating how the tundra responds to climate change. What exactly is the tundra? How can vegetation, no more than 3 inches tall, play such an important role in the world's climate? Why does the tundra release so much CO2?
Location:Greenland Ice Sheet, Arctic, North America
Keywords:arctic, ice stories, barrow, alaska, scientists, dispatches, climate change, geology, biology, oceanography, ice
Big Ideas:Climate, Climate Change, Polar Geography, Tundra & Permafrost
Projects:Arctic, The Breathing Tundra
Links:Project: The Breathing Tundra
Created By:Exploratorium
Copyright:2009 Exploratorium, Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License
Attribute As:Created for the Ice Stories project, © 2009 Exploratorium

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