Polar Science

CIRES/NOAA Science-at-Home: Walt Meier

Dr. Walt Meier presents on Sea Ice (What it is and why we study it) Dr. Walt Meier is an expert in sea ice with the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). His research focuses on studying the changing sea ice cover using satellite sensors and investigation of impacts of the declining Arctic sea ice on climate…

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
Science-at-Home w/ Twila Moon
CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
CIRES/NOAA Science-at-Home: Ryan Cassotto

Dr. Ryan Cassotto presents on: Radars and Remote Sensing of Glaciers

 

Ryan is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado. His research interests are in the geophysical deformation of the shallow earth, with a…

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home Climate and Weather, Polar Science, Water and Oceans
CIRES/NOAA Serie La Ciencia-en-Casa: Lina Pérez Angel

La candidata a doctorado Lina Pérez Angel presentará sobre paleoclimatología.

Lina comenzó su doctorado en el departamento de Ciencias Geológicas en CU Boulder en agosto de 2016 con el Prof. Julio Sepúlveda en el Instituto de Investigación Ártica y Alpina (INSTAAR) en el Grupo de Geoquímica Orgánica y el…

CIRES/NOAA Serie La Ciencia-en-Casa Climate and Weather, Polar Science
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 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
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: 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: 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
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
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
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

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