M4 L8: Why Study Sea Ice? with Dr. Marcel Nicolaus

M4 L8: Why Study Sea Ice? with Dr. Marcel Nicolaus

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 so crucial to the expedition. In studying sea ice, snow, and microorganism habitats, the team hopes to improve Arctic forecasts and better understand how drifting patterns/processes interact.

Date

Atmospheric Science
Polar Science
Water and Oceans
10 minutes

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