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CIRES/NOAA Science@Home w/ Shuka Schwarz

Joshua (Shuka) Schwarz is a research scientist in NOAA's Chemical Science Laboratory. In this presentation he talks about wildfire and crop burning smoke and what it's like to be a scientist.

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Andy Hoell

Dr. Hoell presents on: Flash Drought

(Flash Droughts are defined as an event with greater than or equal to two categories degradation in a four-week period based on the U.S. Drought Monitor.)

Andy Hoell works in NOAA's Physical Sciences Laboratory. He researches the predictability of weather and…

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather
Dry Erase Animations

This is part of the Lens on Climate Change curriculum.

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Preparing to Film

This is part of the Lens on Climate Change curriculum.

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Basic Editing Skills

This is part of the Lens on Climate Change curriculum.

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Advanced Editing Skills

This is part of the Lens on Climate Change curriculum.

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How to Organize Your Media for Editing

This is part of the Lens on Climate Change curriculum.
 

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Developing Stories

This is part of the Lens on Climate Change curriculum.

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Film Composition

This is part of the Lens on Climate Change curriculum.

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Types of Cameras

This is part of the Lens on Climate Change curriculum.

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Improving Interviews

This is part of the Lens on Climate Change curriculum.

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Choosing Your Media

This is part of the Lens on Climate Change curriculum.

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Capturing Sound

This is part of the Lens on Climate Change curriculum.

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MOOC Wrap Up

 

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this video, Drs. Anne Gold and Matthew Shupe conclude the series "Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic…

MOSAiC Polar Science
M7 L8: Polarbears: Changing Climate Ecosystems with Alysa McCall, Dr. Steve Amstrup and Trude Hohle

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Alysa McCall and Dr. Steve Amstrup talk all things polar bear! You'll learn how climate…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M7 L7: Arctic Peoples: A Changing Climate, Changing Ways of Life with Kaare Sikuaq Erickson

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Kaare Sikuaq Erickson discusses the Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) and its role in…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M7 L6: Arctic Ocean Acidification: Ecosystems and Economies with Dr. Jessica Cross

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Jessica Cross discusses ocean acidification and the dangers it poses to areas like marine…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Community Action and Solutions, Polar Science
M7 L5: Pollution in the Arctic with Dr. Katrin Vorkamp

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Katrin Vorkamp describes the Arctic as a recipient of global pollution. You'll learn how…

MOSAiC Polar Science, Water and Oceans
M7 L4: Does a Warming Climate Mean a More Accessible Arctic? with Dr. Scott Stephenson

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Scott Stephenson focuses on the link between climate change and human activities. You'll…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Community Action and Solutions, Polar Science
M7 L3: Arctic Climate System and Pan-Arctic Connections with Dr. James Overland

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. James Overland discusses how sea ice loss can cause major changes in the Arctic climate…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
M7 L2: A Changing Climate, A Changing Arctic with Dr. John Walsh

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. John Walsh discusses how climate change is apparent throughout the Arctic (air, land, ice…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M7 L1: Module 7 Overview

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this video, Drs. Anne Gold and Matthew Shupe quickly overview Module 7: Challenges in the Arctic.

MOSAiC Polar Science
M6 L6: What is Process Modeling? with Dr. Amy Solomon

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Amy Solomon defines process modeling as an iterative process between observations and…

MOSAiC Polar Science
M6 L5: Climate Modeling to Understand a Changing Arctic with Dr. Marika Holland

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Marika Holland will teach you about climate models. She also asks the question: How will…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M6 L4: Arctic Regional Modeling with Dr. Wieslaw Maslowski

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Wieslaw Maslowski explains the process of formulating regional models of the Arctic. You'…

MOSAiC Polar Science, Water and Oceans
M6 L3: Arctic Short-Term Forecasting with Dr. Amy Solomon

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Amy Solomon will teach you about her role in MOSAiC in coordinating international…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
M6 L2: Why Study the Arctic? Goals of the MOSAiC Modeling Team with Dr. Gunilla Svensson

 

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Gunilla Svensson explains how important Earth system models are to…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M6 L1: Module 6 Overview

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this video, Drs. Anne Gold and Matthew Shupe quickly overview Module 6: Modeling.

MOSAiC Polar Science
M5 L8: Why Study the Arctic Ecosystem? with Dr. Brice Loose

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Brice Loose covers the topics of microbial carbon cycling and ocean circulation. He poses…

MOSAiC Polar Science, Water and Oceans
M5 L7: All About Atmospheric Aerosols with Dr. Jessie Creamean

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Jessie Creamean discusses how aerosols affect clouds and precipitation in the atmosphere…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M5 L6: What Starts Up, Must Go Down: Productivity in the Arctic Ocean with Dr. Clara Hoppe

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Clara Hoppe sheds light on the small but mighty phytoplankton! You'll learn about MOSAiC'…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M5 L5: Arctic Sea Ice Ecology with Dr. Hauke Flores

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Hauke Flores describes sea ice as an important driver in Arctic food webs. You'll learn…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M5 L4: Adaptations to Life in Sea Ice with Dr. Jeff Bowman

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Jeff Bowman touches on differences between the adaptive strategies of warm vs. cold-…

MOSAiC Atmospheric Science, Polar Science
M5 L3: Life in Sea Ice with Dr. Jeff Bowman

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Jeff Bowman will teach you about metabolic challenges and opportunities present for…

MOSAiC Atmospheric Science, Polar Science
M5 L2: Life Beneath the Ice with Dr. Carin Ashjian

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Carin Ashjihan will introduce you to Arctic marine life by highlighting important…

MOSAiC Community Action and Solutions, Polar Science
M5 L1: Module 5 Overview

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this video, Drs. Anne Gold and Matthew Shupe quickly overview Module 5: Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem.

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M4 L8: Why Study Sea Ice? with Dr. Marcel Nicolaus

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Marcel Nicolaus describes his role as MOSAiC's sea ice team leader and why their work is…

MOSAiC Atmospheric Science, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
M4 L7: Sea Ice Thermodynamics with Dr. Donald Perovich

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Donald Perovich discusses sea ice mass balance. You'll learn about the data collection…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M4 L6: Sea Ice Kinetics with Dr. Jennifer Hutchings

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Jennifer Hutchings defines sea ice kinetics. Throughout the MOSAiC expedition, scientists…

MOSAiC Atmospheric Science, Polar Science
M4 L5: Sea Ice Dynamics with Dr. Jennifer Hutchings

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Jennifer Hutchings describes Arctic sea ice dynamics and how ridges and leads form during…

MOSAiC Polar Science
M4 L4: Sunlight & Arctic Sea Ice with Dr. Bonnie Light

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Bonnie Light adds new meaning to her name! You'll learn about sunlight's vital role in…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
M4 L3: How Sea Ice is Made with Dr. Melinda Webster

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Melinda Webster explains sea ice formation. You'll learn about its role in driving ocean…

M4 L2: The Story of Sea Ice with Dr. Julienne Stroeve

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Julienne Stroeve explains her research with MOSAiC in studying Arctic sea ice thickness.…

MOSAiC Polar Science, Water and Oceans
Finding the Floe

AWI's Thomas Krumpen discusses how scientists use satellite information to identify ice floes on the Arctic.

MOSAiC Polar Science
Baking at Sea

Hear from the Baker on Leg 1 of the MOSAiC Expedition. Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate is an international expedition to study the Arctic climate system, from ocean to ice to atmosphere. 500+ scientists...19 nations...12 months...

MOSAiC Polar Science
Using Helicopters for Science

Alberto Enrquez, helicopter mechanic and technical crew member on Legs 1 and 4 of the #MOSAiCExpedition, talks about what it takes to use helicopters for research in the Arctic.

MOSAiC Polar Science
M4 L1: Module 4 Overview

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this video, Drs. Anne Gold and Matthew Shupe quickly overview Module 4: Sea Ice. The metaphorical "glue" that keeps…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M3 L6: Goals of the MOSAiC Team with Dr. Benjamin Rabe

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Benjamin Rabe talk about the MOSAiC expedition as a whole and what kinds of things…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M3 L5: Ocean Chemistry and Productivity with Dr. Allison Fong, Part 2 of 2

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Allison Fong discusses Arctic ice melt and what this means for the surrounding biological…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M3 L5: Ocean Chemistry and Productivity with Dr. Allison Fong, Part 1 of 2

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Allison Fong introduces you to nutrient biogeochemistry in the Arctic Ocean. You'll learn…

MOSAiC Atmospheric Science, Polar Science
M3 L4: Arctic Air & Ocean with Tim Stanton

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Tim Stanton talks about the relationship between the ocean and atmosphere in the Arctic. You'…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M3 L3: How the Arctic Ocean Mixes with Tim Stanton

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Tim Stanton discusses the role of ocean stratification in controlling the way heat interacts…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M3 L2: How the Arctic Ocean Flows with Dr. Bill Shaw

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Bill Shaw will teach you about ocean circulation driven by wind patterns and buoyancy.

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M3 L1: Module 3 Overview

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this video, Drs. Anne Gold and Matthew Shupe quickly overview Module 3: Ocean.

MOSAiC Water and Oceans
M2 L6: Why Study the Atmosphere? with Dr. Matthew Shupe

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Matthew Shupe breaks down the work of MOSAiC's atmosphere team. Following team goals and…

MOSAiC Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather
M2 L5: Arctic Feedbacks with Drs. Jennifer Kay and Ariel Morrison

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Drs. Jennifer Kay and Ariel Morrison introduce positive and negative albedo feedbacks that…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M2 L4: Arctic Clouds with Dr. Matthew Shupe

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Matthew Shupe explains the significance of clouds in the Arctic system and how they play…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M2 L3: Earth's Atmosphere with Dr. Chris Cox

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Chris Cox will teach you about Earth's atmosphere. You'll learn about its chemical…

MOSAiC Atmospheric Science, Polar Science
M2 L2: Earth's Energy Budget with Dr. John Cassano

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. John Cassano describes the role of the Arctic in the Earth's energy budget and climate…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M2 L1: Module 2 Overview

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this video, Drs. Anne Gold and Matthew Shupe quickly overview Module 2: Atmosphere.

MOSAiC Polar Science
M1 L5: Exploring the New & Old Arctic with Jonathan Griffith

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Jonathan Griffith tells the story of Fridtjof Nansen's trailblazing journey through the…

MOSAiC Community Action and Solutions, Polar Science
M1 L4: MOSAiC Expedition Overview with Dr. Matthew Shupe

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Matthew Shupe broadly defines MOSAiC. From the very first expedition of Fridtjof Nansen…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M1 L3: Arctic Geopolitics with Dr. Sandy Starkweather

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Sandy Starkweather discusses geopolitics concerning the "Arctic Eight" nations and the…

MOSAiC Community Produced, Polar Science
M1 L2: What/Where is the Arctic? with Dr. Mark Serreze

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this specific lesson, Dr. Mark Serreze describes the Arctic as a highly varied environment undergoing some rapid…

MOSAiC Climate and Weather, Polar Science
M1 L1: Module 1 Overview

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this video, Drs. Anne Gold and Matthew Shupe quickly overview Module 1: Introduction & Course Basics.

MOSAiC Polar Science
MOOC Welcome

This video is part of a collection - “Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic." Check out the MOSAiC page for more details.

In this video, Drs. Anne Gold and Matthew Shupe welcome viewers to the series "Frozen in the Ice: Exploring the Arctic…

MOSAiC Polar Science
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Peter Martin

Dr. Peter Martin presented on his research in and of New Guinea. In particular, when did it form and how it impacted historical climate change. 

This webinar is part of the CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home series. 

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: CrowdMag

Dr. Rick Saltus, and Dr. Neesha Schnepf presented on their recent research in geomagnetism and talk about their crowd-sourcing app: CrowdMag

This webinar is part of the CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home series. 

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Community Action and Solutions
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Mylène Jacquemart

In this webinar, Mylène Jacquemart talked about her research working to ID triggers of sudden glacier detachments: destructive glacial process that buried kilometers of Alaskan forest.

CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Elizabeth Thompson

In this webinar, Dr. Elizabeth Thompson discussed how learning about weather can also teach us a lot about the ocean - it's the same but backwards. The oceans impact weather across the entire world, but these invisible interactions are some of the most difficult to measure or predict. This webinar is part of the…

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Water and Oceans
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Noah Fierer

In this webinar, Dr. Noah Fierer presented on his recent work looking at the microorganisms living in soils of Antarctica, one of the driest and coldest places on Earth. He discussed how and why he went to Antarctica to study these microorganisms and what they can tell us about life on our planet and the potential…

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Polar Science
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Lincoln Pitcher

In this webinar, Dr. Lincoln Pitcher presented on recent research about meltwater production, transport and export from the Greenland Ice Sheet. He talked about what glacier hydrology field research in Greenland is like, and why studying Greenland Ice Sheet hydrologic processes is important.

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Amy Butler

In this webinar, Dr. Amy Butler talked about the Polar Vortex. She focused on why she became an atmospheric scientist, presented a brief overview of the stratosphere and the ozone layer, and discussed how we might use information about the stratospheric polar vortex to make extended-range weather forecasts.

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather, Polar Science
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Janice Bytheway

In this webinar, Dr. Janice Bytheway talked about precipitation - how it forms, and a little bit on how we observe and predict it.

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather
CIRES/NOAA Science-At-Home: Ted Scambos

In this webinar, check back for the recording, Dr. Ted Scambos presented a 'science travelogue' for the continent of Antarctica. His nineteen expeditions to Antarctica, in every region of the continent and the sea ice that surrounds it, has made him an expert in the field. 

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Polar Science
How to Play the HEART Force Drought Game

This video introduces the HEART Force Drought game materials and gives an overview of how to play.

How to Play the HEART Force Flood Game

This video introduces the HEART Force Flood game materials and gives an overview of how to play.

How to Play the HEART Force Wildfire Game

This video introduces the HEART Force Wildfire game materials and gives an overview of how to play.

HEART Force Community Sector Interview - Waverly Klaw

Waverly Klaw, Hazards and Land Use Planner with the State of Colorado Department of Local Affairs, describes what resilience looks like for the community sector in Colorado.

Wildfires in Colorado with Megan Cattau

Megan Cattau, Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Earth Lab at University of Colorado Boulder, discusses wildfire in Colorado for the HEART Force project.

HEART Force Infrastructure Sector Interview - Lizzie Kemp

Lizzie Kemp, Resilience Program Coordinator at the Colorado Department of Transportation, describes what resilience looks like for the infrastructure sector in Colorado.

HEART Force Watershed and Natural Resources Sector Interview - Kevin Houck

Kevin Houck, Chief of Watershed and Flood Protection at the Colorado Water Conservation Board, describes what resilience looks like for watersheds and natural resources in Colorado.

Drought in Colorado with Doug Kluck

Doug Kluck, the Regional Climate Services Director at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, discusses drought in Colorado for the HEART Force Project.

Flooding in Colorado with Jeff Lukas

Jeff Lukas, a scientist at the Western Water Assessment, discusses flooding in Colorado for the HEART Force project.

HEART Force Economic Sector Interview - Danielle Lendriet

Danielle Lendriet, Regional Coordinator and Analyst at the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, describes what resilience looks like in the economic sector in Colorado

HEART Force Colorado Resiliency Framework Overview - Kate Busse and Rob Pressly

Kate Busse (Local Resiliency Program Manager) and Rob Pressly (Resiliency Program Manager) with the Colorado Resiliency Office at the Colorado Department of Local Affairs describe the Colorado Resiliency Framework.

HEART Force Housing Sector Interview - Allison George

Alison George, Housing Director for the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, describes what resilience looks like in the housing sector in Colorado.

HEART Force Health Sector Interview - Aimee Voth Siebert

Aimee Voth Siebert, Behavior Health and Inclusion Worklead at the Colorado Department of Public Health, describes what resilience looks like in the health and social sector in Colorado.

What Does the Future Hold?

In the final video lecture of the series, Eric Gordon and Anne Gold from CIRES wrap up the series by giving an overview of the previous lectures and discussing possibilities of future challenges facing water in the west.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
A Collision of Impacts: The Water Energy Nexus

In this lecture, Kristen Averyt from the University of Colorado Boulder gives a lecture on the link between water and energy, also known as the Water-Energy Nexus. Learn about how water can generate power. This video is part of the Water in the Western US project.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Doing More With Less: Water Conservation and New Supplies in Las Vegas

In this part of the Water in the Western US lecture series, Eric Gordon from the University of Colorado Boulder discusses the rapid growth of Las Vegas and the history of its water use. This western water story can help us learn about how desert towns can improve their water sustainability.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Science, Management, and Reality: The Story of the California Bay Delta

Peter Goodwin and Phil Isenberg of the Delta Stewardship Council gave this lecture on the story of the California Bay Delta. They discuss complex management issues with California's water supply and more. This video is part of the Water in the Western US project.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Understanding Water Quality Impacts: Boulder Creek Case Study

In this video, Sheila Murphy from the US Geological Survey gives a lecture on the effects that wildfire has on water quality and quantity. This lecture is part of the Water in the Western US project.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
A Growing Controversy: Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Supplies

This lecture by Dr. Mark Williams from the University of Colorado Boulder gives an overview on the controversial topic of hydraulic fracturing (also known as "fracking"). What is it and how does it affect our water supply? This video is part of the Water in the Western US project.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Physical Attributes of the Colorado River and Experimental Flows in the Grand Canyon

This lecture by Dr. Jack Schmidt from Utah State University gives an overview on the physical attributes of the Colorado River and how that affects river restoration. This video is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
The Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study

In this lecture, Dr. Ken Novak from the US Bureau of Reclamation examines a case study on the water supply and demand of the Colorado River Basin. Learn about how increasing demand for water affects reservoirs and other infrastructure. This is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Climate and the Colorado River Basin Past, Present, and Future

This video features Jeff Lukas from CIRES' Western Water Assessment who discusses the overall climate patterns of the Colorado River Basin, and how we can use this information to study the past, present, and future climate of the western United States. This video is part of the Water in the Western US lecture…

Water in the Western US Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
History of Development of the Colorado River Basin

In this video, Dr. Paul Lander from the University of Colorado Boulder gives a lecture on the history of two important dams: Hoover and Glen Canyon. This is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Geographic and Physical Overview of the Colorado River Basin

CIRES' Anne Gold delivers a lecture on the physical geographic overview of the Colorado River Basin and the legal and political aspects of water management in the west. This is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Water Demand for Urban Areas

In this lecture, Dr. Joanna Endter-Wada from Utah State University discusses water demand for urban areas. Learn about the nature of urban water demand, urban water management, and more. This is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Water Demand for Agriculture

Dr. Reagan Waskom, director of the Colorado Water Institute at Colorado State University, provides an overview on agricultural water use in the west. Learn about types of agriculture, how water is used in agriculture, and why so much water is needed for agriculture in the west. This video is part of the Water in…

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Impacts of Climate Change in the Interior West

This video features Eric Gordon, who delivers a lecture on the effects that climate change will have on water in the Western United States. This is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
River and Flash Flooding

Research scientist Dr. Kelly Mahoney explores rivers and flash flooding in the west. This video covers different kinds of floods, what causes flash flooding, why flash flooding is more of a risk in the Western US, and what happened in the 2013 Front Range floods. This video is part of the Water in the Western US…

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Watershed Impacts

In this lecture, Eric Gordon covers how the state of watersheds in the west can impact life in the surrounding areas. This includes an overview of the effects of wildfires, bark beetle infestations, and desert dust deposition on snow on the watershed. This video is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series…

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Groundwater Resources

In this video, Dr. Ben Livneh from CIRES at the University of Colorado Boulder gives an overview of all things groundwater in the Western United States. This video is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Water Quality, Aquatic Habitat, and Drinking Water

This lecture by Anne Gold discusses water quality challenges in the Western United States and how that affects aquatic habitats and drinking water. This video covers streamflow, salinity, pollution, sediment load, and more. This video is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Climate in the Western US and Water Resources

Jeff Lukas with Western Water Assessment discusses how the climate of the Western United States affects the availability of water resources. Learn more about the natural processes that drive our water cycle in the Western United States. This video is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Environmental Flows and the Endangered Species Act

This lecture by Dr. Mark Squillace of the University of Colorado Law School covers water, public rights, and the Endangered Species Act. This video is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Interstate Water Conflicts and Agreements

Interstate Streams Division Administrator for the Wyoming State Engineer's Office, Sue Lowry, gives a lecture on important things to know about how interstate water conflicts can be resolved in the United States. This video is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Prior Appropriation

In this video, Assistant Attorney General Kate Ryan from the Colorado Supreme Court gives an overview of water rights across the Western US and the Prior Appropriation Doctrine. Learn why this doctrine is important for learning about water in the west. This video is part of the Water in the Western US project.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Water Storage and Delivery Infrastructure

In this video, Dr. Anne Gold from CU Boulder explains the importance of infrastructure for the storage and delivery of water in the dry Western United States. Learn all about the history of this infrastructure and how it has helped societies in the Western United States. This video is part of the Water in the…

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Native American Tribes and Water

In this video, Julie Nania from the High Country Conservation Advocates discusses tribal water uses in the Western United States. Learn more about the historical cultural relationship between Native American tribes and natural water. This video is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
History and Development of Water in the West

Dr. Paul Lander from the University of Colorado Boulder gives a lecture on the history of water resources in the Western United States, from the pre-colonial time period onward. This video is part of the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Review of the Water Cycle (with a focus on the Western US)

In this video Anne Gold and Eric Gordon give a brief review on the different processes involved in the water cycle, specifically in the Western United States.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Geography of the West

Eric Gordon and Anne Gold give an overview on the geographic features that define the Western United States, both physical and political.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Important Things to Know About the Course

Eric Gordon and Anne Gold give an overview on the basics of the various subjects covered in the Water in the Western US lecture series.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Why Study Water in the West?

This video serves as an introduction to the Water in the Western US lecture series. The instructors Anne Gold and Eric Gordon explain the importance of learning about water in the Western United States.

Water in the Western US Water and Oceans
Pez loro

Esta película fue hecha por estudiantes de LOCC en Puerto Rico en el verano de 2019.

Lentes en Cambio Climático (LECC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced, Water and Oceans
#RENUNCIAALPLASTICO

Esta película fue hecha por estudiantes de LOCC en Puerto Rico en el verano de 2019.

Lentes en Cambio Climático (LECC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Agricultura Local

Esta película fue hecha por estudiantes de LOCC en Puerto Rico en el verano de 2019.

Behind the Panels

Learn all about the ins and outs of solar power and community solar power. This video was made by Upward Bound Math Science LOCC students in during the summer of 2019.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Project U

What do you know about uranium? Learn about uranium power with these LOCC students. This video was made by Upward Bound Math Science LOCC students in during the summer of 2019.

#GiveADam Unsung Heroes

In this video, LOCC students learn all about beavers and how they're affected by climate change. This video was made by Upward Bound Math Science LOCC students in during the summer of 2019.

Save Timothy

Meet Timothy, the sea turtle who has been forced to leave his home due to ocean pollution. This video was made by Upward Bound Math Science LOCC students in during the summer of 2019.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced, Water and Oceans
Unique Polar Processes

This peer-reviewed educational video describes sea ice and land ice processes that are unique to polar regions. It is aimed at an undergraduate non-science major level. The video was produced by a team of CIRES scientists in collaboration with CIRES Education and Outreach. Video production was funded by Professor…

The Polar Bear Project Polar Science, Water and Oceans
Arctic Feedbacks

This peer-reviewed educational video introduces feedbacks that are important in the Arctic climate system. It is aimed at an undergraduate non-science major level. The video was produced by a team of CIRES scientists in collaboration with CIRES Education and Outreach. Video production was funded by Professor…

MOSAiC, The Polar Bear Project Climate and Weather, Polar Science
Our Shared Climate Future

This peer-reviewed educational video explains human-caused climate change including the greenhouse effect. It is aimed at an undergraduate non-science major level. The video was produced by a team of CIRES scientists in collaboration with CIRES Education and Outreach. Video production was funded by Professor…

MOSAiC, The Polar Bear Project Climate and Weather, Polar Science
La Gran Ola (en español)

Este video trata sobre los problemas ambientales que surgen con la erosión costera causada por el cambio climático. Esta fue hecha por estudiantes de LOCC en Arecibo, Puerto Rico durante el verano de 2018.

Lentes en Cambio Climático (LECC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Libre Tinglar (en español)

En este video, los estudiantes de LOCC investigan los peligros que enfrenta la tortuga baula debido a la erosión costera. Esta película fue hecha por estudiantes en Arecibo, Puerto Rico durante el verano de 2018.

Lentes en Cambio Climático (LECC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Mitigación, Adaptación y Resiliencia en la Agricultura Puertorriqueña (en español)

Este video explora los desafíos que enfrenta la agricultura puertorriqueña después del huracán María y algunas posibles soluciones a esos desafíos. Esta película fue hecha por estudiantes de LOCC en Arecibo, Puerto Rico en el verano de 2018.

Lentes en Cambio Climático (LECC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
La Gran Ola (English subtitles)

This video is about the environmental problems that arise with coastal erosion caused by climate change. This was done by LOCC students in Arecibo, Puerto Rico during the summer of 2018.

Lentes en Cambio Climático (LECC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Libre Tinglar (English subtitles)

In this video, LOCC students investigate the dangers faced by the leatherback turtle due to coastal erosion. This was done by LOCC students in Arecibo, Puerto Rico during the summer of 2018.

Lentes en Cambio Climático (LECC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Mitigación, Adaptación y Resiliencia en la Agricultura Puertorriqueña (English subtitles)

This video explores the challenges facing Puerto Rican agriculture in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, and some possible solutions to those challenges. This film was made by LOCC students in Arecibo, Puerto Rico in summer of 2018.

Lentes en Cambio Climático (LECC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Wildfires In The West

In this film, students interview firefighters about how wildfires affect their community. This was made by LOCC students in Gunnison, Colorado during summer 2018.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Save The Pika

LOCC students learn about the mountain Pika in this video. This film was made by students in Gunnison, Colorado during summer 2018.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
The Sustainability of Gunnison

LOCC students discuss drought and sustainability in Gunnison Valley. This film was made by students in Gunnison, Colorado during summer 2018. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Catch Our Drift

Learn about how drought affects fish in rivers in this LOCC film. This film was made by students in the Upward Bound Math Science program during summer 2018.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Life Begins With Water

Water is vital to human life and society. Watch these students from LOCC educate their audience on the importance of water quality. This film was made by students in the Upward Bound Math Science program during summer 2018.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
The Hunger Game

How does drought affect corn farmers and their families? LOCC students illustrate the gravity of the situation in this film. This film was made by students in the Upward Bound Math Science program during summer 2018.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
New Mexico's Lifeline

Through drawings, interviews and graphics, LOCC students explore how New Mexico's water supply is affected by climate change and drought. This film was made by students in the Upward Bound Math Science program during summer 2018. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Our Lives, Our River

LOCC students rethink their water use and explore the Colorado River in this film. This film was made by students in Carbondale, Colorado during summer 2018.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Streamflow on the Crystal River

Why is the Crystal River significant and what would happen if it dried up? LOCC students look into the importance of this river to the people of Carbondale. This film was made by students in Carbondale, Colorado during summer 2018.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Grass Skis

How would we ski if all of the snow melted? This LOCC film has a solution: grass skis! This film was made by students in Carbondale, Colorado during summer 2018.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Out of Balance

Why do people focus on cows for producing methane when they aren't the only organisms that produce methane? Learn all about sustainable cattle farming in this student-produced film from LOCC Carbondale. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Life of a Bike

What happens to a bicycle when they're thrown away? Take a look at this student-produced short film about the effort to recycle old bikes to keep them functional and give people low-carbon means of transportation. This video was part of the LOCC workshop in Carbondale.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Westminster HS: Climate Change Cooking

In this LOCC video, students imagine what cooking shows would look like in a post-climate change world. Here's how to make a burrito out of cardboard and toxic waste, just in case you ever need to.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Casey MS: Wild

This student-produced LOCC film examines the causes of wildfires and the effects of climate change on local wildlife. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Whittier K-8: Climate Change

LOCC students in this video discuss how the climate is changing and what we can all do to help slow that change. This video was produced by students during the 2017-2018 school year.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Angevine MS: Mooovie

How do our personal choices affect climate change? These middle school students act out, in a skit, just how many of our actions affect the world around us.  This video was produced by students during the 2017-2018 school year.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Angevine MS: It's a Hard Rock Life for a Pika

What does climate change have to do with the cute, round pika? Angevine middle schoolers learn what they can. This video was produced by students during the 2017-2018 school year.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Choices

This LOCC video produced by students emphasizes the importance of individual choices (like types of milk, reusable cups and carbon-neutral transportation) in mitigating climate change. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Climate Change Farm

Follow this student-filmed story about a farmer who fears for his family when he learns of a climate change-driven drought from lack of snowpack. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
How to Recycle

What is recyclable? What isn't? Students in this LOCC film learn how to properly recycle, and why recycling matters in the first place. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Beeble the Bee

How does climate change affect the bee population? Why do bees matter for our ecosystems? Students tell the story of Beeble the Bee, who has an important message for humanity. #SavetheBees

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Super Climate Girl

Super Climate Girl saves citizens victimized by climate disasters and teaches her audience about climate change in the process. This was filmed by LOCC students in Boulder, Colorado.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Mindstorm: Climate Edition

Check out this very special climate episode of the game show, Mindstorm! This was filmed by LOCC students in Boulder, Colorado.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Lawn Owner’s Dilemma

In this video, LOCC students from Salida, Colorado learn about xeriscaping, a form of landscaping that conserves most of the water usually needed for lawn upkeep.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
The Weather Report

Check out this weather and news report from the future, where climate change has gone unchecked for so long that water is incredibly scarce. This student-made film was produced in Salida, Colorado.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Bad Dream

A boy has a bad dream about what could happen to fishing, rafting and his other favorite outdoor activities if climate change goes unchecked for too long. How can he help fix it?

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
QAF News

This mock television news program covers the pine beetle epidemic, wildfire and a special bonus sneak peek at the future of fashion! This film was produced by LOCC students in Salida, Colorado.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
B-Ballers

What if the future of our planet was in the hands of two basketball teams? This student film from Boulder, Colorado shows us the struggle between environmentally-responsible and environmentally-irresponsible behavior.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
The Dry Well

Where does our groundwater come from, and how will climate change affect that? Learn what happens when Lisa and Allen from New Mexico discover that their neighborhood well has gone dry? This student film was produced in Boulder, Colorado.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
The Good the Bad and the Litter

This student-made film from LOCC in Boulder urges its audience to address the problem of pollution and litter in their community to "clean up our act."

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Angevine MS 4: Q's with Will Goodman

Watch this trivia-based game show intended to educate audiences on the many multi-faceted aspects of climate change. This video comes from the LOCC program in Angevine Middle School.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Angevine MS group 3: Channel 10 News

Angevine Middle School students in Colorado produced short videos about climate change during the 2016-2017 school year, including this mock TV news broadcast on extreme weather and other climate change phenomena.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Angevine MS group 2: Landloss

Angevine Middle School students in Colorado produced short videos about climate change during the 2016-2017 school year. Watch this exciting swashbuckling film about the causes and effects of landloss. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Angevine MS group 1: Glaciers

What exactly is so concerning about global warming causing glacial melt? Students from Angevine Middle School explain in this short film.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Westview MS: Snow to Steak

Why is snowpack so important to agriculture? This short film produced by middle school students at Westview Middle School explains. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Whittier K-8: The Warning

Colorado middle school students produced several short videos about climate change during the 2016-2017 school year. This is the submission from Whittier K-8 on fossil fuels, renewable energy and water use. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Mead MS: Climate Wars

Watch the adventures of Climate Girl as she attempts to defeat her nemesis, Carbon Boy! These students from Mead Middle School will teach you all about climate change.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Digital Story: RECCS Student Research

Student researcher Scott-Wesley Bean shares the story of his experience in the 2016 RECCS program.

Melt: The Arapaho Glacier

Watch this video to see what we can learn about water loss from the melting of the Arapahoe Glacier near Nederland, Colorado. This is a response video to Nederland MS during the LOCC pilot program.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Snowpack and its Effect on our Communities

This Inside the Greenhouse video discusses the real repercussions of a lack of snowpack in the Colorado mountains. This is a response video to Whittier K-8 during the LOCC pilot program.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Flood Day Preppers

This Inside the Greenhouse video warns against both ignorance and fear when it comes to climate change, and emphasizes preparedness for natural disasters above all. This is a response video to Manhattan MS during the LOCC pilot program.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
The 100 Year Flood: A Tail of Two Stories

Watch this Inside the Greenhouse video to learn about how the 100-year flood affected wildlife in Boulder Valley, Colorado. This is a response video to Estes Park MS during the LOCC pilot program.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
What’s in Your Water?

Watch this sketch from the LOCC pilot program about two young men who find out school is canceled due to flooding. This is a response video to the Alamosa HS flood group during the LOCC pilot program.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Snowpack

This sketch from Inside the Greenhouse shows the reality of how climate change negatively affects snowpack. This is a response video to the Alamosa HS snow pack group during the LOCC pilot program.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Pine Beetle Epidemic

This faux-infomercial from Inside the Greenhouse encourages consumers to use more blue-stained pine for more sustainable construction practices during the pine beetle epidemic. This is a response video to Greeley Central HS during the LOCC pilot program.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Drought: Thirsty Farmers

This video from Inside the Greenhouse discusses the importance of conserving water and the ways in which water shortages affect farmers and agriculture. This is a response video to Poudre HS during the LOCC pilot program.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
A Climate Change of Mind

This fun response video to Arapahoe Ridge HS from the LOCC pilot program examines how climate change is affecting agriculture and food security. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Arapahoe Ridge HS

This student-produced short film examines Colorado's water supply and how climate change has shifted that in recent years.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Greeley Central HS

Greeley Central HS submission to the Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) video contest.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC), We Are Water Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Alamosa HS Snow Pack Group

This LOCC video looks at the snowpack in Alamosa, CO and how it has changed as the climate grows warmer. Alamosa HS Group 2 submission to the Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) video contest.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC), We Are Water Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Alamosa High School I (Flood)

This video examines the 100-year flood in Boulder and the effects of flooding on surrounding communities. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Climate Simulator 2016

Upward Bound high school students produced this short video about choices we all make to affect climate change during a one-week summer workshop in Trinidad CO. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Dr H20 vs Dirt Devil

Meet Dr. H2O and Dirt Devil! Upward Bound high school students produced this short video about climate change and water conservation in a one-week workshop in Trinidad CO.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Dry Hot American Summer

Upward Bound high school students produced this short video about climate change and desertification in a one-week summer workshop in Trinidad CO. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
EcoWarriors Take Charge

Meet the EcoWarriors. They're like you, but more ecologically conscious. Upward Bound high school students produced this short video about climate change in a one-week workshop.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Coyote & the Drought

Students put together a collection of stories about the drought in Gallup, New Mexico. Upward Bound high school students produced short videos about climate change in a one-week workshop. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Cow Meets New Mexico

Students examine how climate change will affect farming and livestock in New Mexico. Upward Bound high school students produced short videos about climate change in a one-week workshop.  

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
The Secret Life of Microbes In and Around Our Homes

In the third installment of this webinar series on microbes, CIRES Fellow Noah Fierer presents on microbes and mold living in the atmosphere both inside and outside of our homes. 

Exploring Microbial Diversity in the Environment

In the second installment of this webinar series on microbes, CIRES Fellow Noah Fierer and CU Graduate Student Hannah Holland-Moritz present on microbial diversity in the environment.

Microbes and the Miracle of Compost Tea Webinar

The first in the series of three microbe webinars, this webinar is presented by CIRES Fellow Noah Fierer and Outdoor Services Assistant Manager Ryan Hellend. Learn all about the microbial miracle of compost tea!

LOCC: Poudre HS

Students from Poudre High School discuss the widespread consequences of persisting drought in the west. This is a student-made film from the Lens on Climate Change video contest.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC), We Are Water Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
LOCC: Nederland MS/HS

This LOCC submission provides a lesson on the history of the Arapahoe glacier near Nederland, CO. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
LOCC: Whittier K-8

Follow the adventures of Water Man to learn the importance of water conservation and only using what you need according to middle school LOCC students from Whittier K-8. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
LOCC: Estes Park MS

This LOCC video by middle schoolers in Estes Park examines the 100-year flood in Boulder, Colorado and imagines what local wildlife could be thinking about the whole ordeal.

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
ICEE: Susan Buhr

How do you deal with controversy over climate education? Susan Buhr gives an overview on the principles of climate education as well as some tips for how to plan for responding to disagreement or misunderstanding while teaching climate science.

Inspiring Climate Education Excellence (ICEE) Climate and Weather, Community Action and Solutions
ICEE: Amy Wagner

Why is abrupt climate change an important topic of study? In this lecture, Amy Wagner gives a brief lesson on abrupt climate change, including what defines it and how climate scientists study it. 

ICEE: Mark McCaffrey

In this lecture, Mark McCaffrey goes over a brief introduction to climate literacy and understanding how climate science and climate education affect your own life. 

ICEE: Kim Trenbath

Kim Trenbath combines her science and education background in this lecture in order to find how to teach students about Earth's energy balance and other science and climate education concepts.

ICEE: Cheryl Manning

A big part of effective climate and science education is building effective curriculum. Cheryl Manning gives her lecture on curriculum development and implementation for effective climate education.

ICEE: Baylor Fox-Kemper

CIRES Fellow Dr. Baylor Fox-Kemper goes over the basics of climate vs. weather, climate variability and how maritime and continental climates differ.

Inspiring Climate Education Excellence (ICEE) Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
ICEE: Pieter Tans

How do we know that the increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide is connected to human activity? In this lecture, Pieter Tans gives an overview on the history of the science and modeling on the subject that gives us necessary perspectives for studying carbon dioxide.

Inspiring Climate Education Excellence (ICEE) Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather
ICEE: Steven Nerem

The Earth is warming differently in different areas. Specifically, the Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the globe. Watch CIRES Fellow Dr. Steven Nerem's lecture on modern day sea level change and satellite technology.

Inspiring Climate Education Excellence (ICEE) Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
ICEE: Jim White

What does the past tell us about Earth's climate future? Check out Jim White's lecture on paleoclimatology and how we can use our knowledge on past patterns to predict how Earth's climate will change.

ICEE: Lisa Dilling

In this lecture, CIRES Fellow Dr. Lisa Dilling goes over the basics of geoengineering and how we can use these concepts to learn about and interact with our climate.

ICEE: Walt Meier

CIRES data scientist Dr. Walt Meier gives an overview on climate modeling in this lecture. How can we predict the future of Earth's climate if we can't predict Earth's weather? 

ICEE: Waleed Abdalati

What role do satellites play in understanding climate change? What data is reliable for understanding climate patterns? Waleed Abdalati goes over this and more in this ICEE lecture.

COSEE 2009 Introduction

Learn about the Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence collaboration between COSEE West and the University of Colorado.

COSEE 2009 "Life at Sea"

NOAA scientist Ludovic Bariteau describes what it's like to do research at sea during his lecture at COSEE 2009. 

COSEE 2009 "Colorado Weather"

Robert Glancy, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, leads a lively discussion on the quirky weather of the Front Range at COSEE 2009.

COSEE 2009 "Disappearing Arctic Sea Ice"

CIRES scientist Ola Persson discusses his research on the relationship between the radiative balance and sea ice at COSEE 2009.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Polar Science, Water and Oceans
COSEE 2009 "Wind Patterns and Ocean Currents"

Lesley Smith goes over the basics of global wind patterns and ocean currents during COSEE 2009.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Atmospheric Science, Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
COSEE 2009 "Climate: Its is all about the Sun! Or is it"

NOAA scientist Chris Fairall discusses the global energy balance and why the ocean is the big boss of the climate system response during COSEE 2009.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
COSEE 2009 "Air-Sea Interaction and Climate"

Jeff Hare gives a lecture about air-sea interactions and their effect on biological processes during COSEE 2009.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Atmospheric Science, Water and Oceans
COSEE 2009 "Science Literacy"

Mark McCaffrey's presentation discusses the need for Climate Science Literacy at COSEE 2009.

COSEE 2011 Nolan Doesken "Taking the Pulse of Colorado's Climate"

This video in the COSEE lecture series features Nolan Doesken, State Climatologist, Colorado Climate Center, and Professor at Colorado State University's Atmospheric Science Department.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
COSEE 2011 Samantha Stevenson "El Niño, La Niña and Why they matter to the Southwest US"

Samantha Stevensen of the University of Colorado Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences presents on El Niño, La Niña and why they matter to the Southwest United States in this video from COSEE 2011.

COSEE 2011 Bob Glancy "Weather in Colorado"

Bob Glancy, Weather Forecasting Meteorologist at NOAA's National Weather Service, gives a lecture on weather patterns in Colorado at COSEE 2011.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
COSEE 2011 Mark Squillace "Water Law in a Nutshell"

Professor Mark Squillace, Director of the Natural Resources Law Center at the University of Colorado Law School, gives an overview of water law at COSEE 2011.

COSEE 2011 Joe Barsugli "Colorado's Climate in a Glass of Water"

Joseph Barsugli of Western Water Assessment and CIRES presents on Colorado's climate using a "glass of water" analogy. This lecture was given at COSEE 2011.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
COSEE 2012 David Noone "Tracking the Hyrdologic Cycle from Atoms to the Globe"

CIRES Fellow David Noone lectures to science educators about the water cycle from your backyard to the global perspective at COSEE 2012.

COSEE 2012 Teresa Chapman "From the Beetle to the Blowup and Beyond"

CIRES Education and Outreach presents Taresa Chapman's "From the Beetle to the Blowup and Beyond: Influence of climate and landscape on the current mountain pine beetle epidemic in Colorado" at COSEE 2012.

COSEE 2012 Brian Ebel "Post-Wildfire Hydrology at Fourmile Canyon, CO"

United States Geological Survey (USGS) Hydrologist Brian Ebel talks about post forest fire hydrology, flash floods, and Boulder Colorado's Four Mile Canyon Fire at COSEE 2012.

Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Climate and Weather, Water and Oceans
LOCC: Manhattan MS

This student-made short film shows how climate change (more specifically, flooding) affects the lives of students from Manhattan Middle School and their community. 

Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) Community Action and Solutions, Community Produced
Susan Buhr: Introduction

Susan Buhr introduces a series of presentations from expert scientists given during the 2012, Inspiring Climate Education Excellence (ICEE) Workshop.

COSEE 2012 Joe Barsugli "Climate in a Glass of Water: Colorado River"

Western Water Assessment's Joseph Barsugli talks on water in the west, the Colorado river and more at COSEE 2012.

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