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Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists
NOAA South Pole Atmospheric Research Observatory (Webcast)
Date: December 30, 2008
Running Time: 00:10:47

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This program is available for download in the Ice Stories Polar Media Collection.


We tour the NOAA Atmospheric Research Observatory at the South Pole where scientists are monitoring carbon dioxide levels, CFCs, solar radiation, and the ozone hole. Watch to learn why the South Pole is such a good place to make atmospheric measurements and to learn what their research is telling us about global climate change.
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