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Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists
Interview with Glaciologist Mark Fahnestock, Part 1 (Clip)
Date: August 12, 2008
Running Time: 00:02:53

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


The Ice Stories crew caught up with glaciologist Mark Fahnestock on his way back home after a few weeks camping near Greenland's Jakobshavn Isbræ, the most productive and among the fastest-moving glaciers in the world. In this interview, Mark describes some of the physics of this speedy glacier and why so many scientists are interested in studying the dynamics of Jakobshavn.
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