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Duration:00:02:53
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Title: Interview with Glaciologist Mark Fahnestock, Part 1
Description: The Ice Stories crew caught up with glaciologist Mark Fahnestock on his way back home after a few weeks camping near Greenland's Jakobshavn Isbrę, the most productive and among the fastest-moving glaciers in the world. In this interview, Mark describes some of the physics of this speedy glacier and why so many scientists are interested in studying the dynamics of Jakobshavn.
Location:Alaska, Arctic, North America
Keywords:glacier, ice sheet, glaciology, greenland
Big Ideas:Climate, Climate Change, Ice
Projects:Arctic, Expedition to Greenland
Links:Dispatch: On Speeding Glaciers and Huge Icebergs
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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