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Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists
Interview with Glaciologist Kristin Poinar (Clip)
Date: July 18, 2008
Running Time: 00:02:12

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


From atop the Greenland Ice Sheet, Kristin Poinar, a graduate student at the University of Washington, describes observing first-hand the sudden rapid draining of a huge glacial lake.
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