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Asset Type:Video Clip
File Type(s):mov,wmv
Duration:00:01:17
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Title: Interview with Geologist Paul Bierman
Description: On his teamís first day out in the field near Kangerlussuaq, geomorphologist Paul Bierman of the University of Vermont explains what kind of rocks they look for to help determine the last time Greenland was free of ice.
Location:Alaska, Arctic, North America
Keywords:ice sheet, glaciers, rocks, cosmic rays, isotopes, isotope geochemistry, age dating
Big Ideas:Climate, Climate History, Polar Geology
Projects:Arctic, Expedition to Greenland
Links:Dispatch: How Old is the Greenland Ice Sheet?
Created By:Exploratorium
Copyright:2008 Exploratorium, Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License
Attribute As:Created for the Ice Stories project, © 2008 Exploratorium

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