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Exploratorium at AGU 2006:  Marika Holland on Decreasing Sea Ice (Podcast)
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00:07:53
Exploratorium Producer Mary Miller chats with Marika Holland, Climate Modeler for the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Dr. Holland co-authored a recent study projecting that the summer Arctic sea ice could completely disappear by 2040.

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Date: December 13, 2006
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: arctic, marika holland, mary miller, sea ice, global warming, climate change

Links: Marika Holland Homepage

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Exploratorium at AGU 2006:  Mark Serreze on Decreasing Sea Ice (Podcast)
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00:07:18
Join Mary Miller in conversation with Mark Serreze, Senior Research Scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center, as they discuss recent dramatic decreases in Arctic sea ice and what that means for global climate stability.

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Date: December 13, 2006
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology

Keywords: arctic, mark serreze, mary miller, sea ice, global warming, climate change

Links: Mark Serreze Homepage

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Science from the Poles:  South Pole Telescope: A Day in South Pole Life (Webcast)
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00:28:51
Tom Crawford and Jeff McMahon show us a day in the life of a South Pole scientist, then talk about what the telescope will be searching for: dark matter, galaxy clusters, and evidence of the universe expanding.

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Date: December 9, 2006
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, General Science

Keywords: south pole, telescope, antarctica, space, dark energy

Links: South Pole Telescope Homepage

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Science from the Poles:  Once & Future Climate, Part 3: The Future (Webcast)
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00:27:15
Join Exploratorium physicists Paul Doherty and Stephanie Chasteen as they examine the past, present, and future of climate change. In this show, Paul and Stephanie discuss the future of our climate. Learn more about the oceans, global warming, feedback effects, glacial ice and sea ice, and some things you can to do help.

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Date: December 9, 2006
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: climate change, global warming, north pole, south pole, ice, snow, oceans


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Science from the Poles:  Life at the Poles: From Phytoplankton to Polar Bears (Webcast)
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00:30:11
Exploratorium biologist Karen Kalumuck will examine how increasing temperatures affect specific organisms at the poles—from phytoplankton to polar bears!

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Date: December 8, 2006
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology

Keywords: climate change, global warming, temperatures, north pole, south pole, ice, snow, animals, plants, ecosystems


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Science from the Poles:  Life at the Poles: Enzymes and Proteins (Webcast)
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00:24:38
Join Exploratorium biologist Karen Kalumuck as she experiments with enzymes and proteins and shows at what temperatures they function best.

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Date: December 7, 2006
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology

Keywords: enzymes, proteins, ice, temperature


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Science from the Poles:  Life at the Poles: Living Organisms and Ecosystems (Webcast)
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00:29:33
Join Exploratorium biologist Karen Kalumuck as she investigates the characteristics of living organisms and ecosystems, and how climate change affects them.

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Date: December 6, 2006
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology

Keywords: north pole, south pole, extreme conditions, life, climate change


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Science from the Poles:  South Pole Telescope: A Virtual Tour of the Station (Webcast)
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00:28:45
South Pole scientists Tom Crawford and Jeff McMahon take us on a virtual tour of the South Pole Station, then discuss working in the polar environment.

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Date: December 2, 2006
Format: Expedition
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, General Science

Keywords: south pole, telescope, antarctica, space, dark energy

Links: South Pole Telescope Homepage

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Science from the Poles:  Once & Future Climate, Part 2: The Present (Webcast)
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00:25:43
Join Exploratorium physicists Paul Doherty and Stephanie Chasteen as they examine the past, present, and future of climate change. Watch as Paul and Stephanie demonstrate how you can look at a slice of climate from the past, what a sediment core might look like, and the secrets hidden in an ice balloon!

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Date: December 2, 2006
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: climate change, global warming, temperature, atmosphere, tree rings, sediment cores, ice cores, oceans, sedimentation, ice balloon, cake, ping pong balls, sand


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Science from the Poles:  Drilling Back to the Future: Live from McMurdo Station, Antarctica (Webcast)
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Exploratorium physicist Paul Doherty chats with Richard Levy, a geologist, and Ross Powell, who’s the co-director of the ANDRILL project. They are drilling beneath the Antarctic seafloor, and pulling up sediment cores. By looking at the layers of the past, they hope to help us predict our future.

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Date: December 2, 2006
Format: Interview
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: antarctica, mcmurdo, andrill, sediment cores, geologists,

Links: ANDRILL Homepage

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