Climate Science in Action

(Earth Focus: Episode 60) From researching the pace of Alaskan glacier melt to how changes in Arctic sea ice affect our weather, climate scientists go to some of the most remote areas on Earth to help us understand our environment. Jeff Barbee reports from the 2013 Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP) expedition. Julienne Stroeve of the National Snow and Ice Data Center looks at the impact changes in Arctic sea ice may have on weather patterns. Climate scientist Michael Mann on rising sea levels.

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