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Greenland Goes Green [electronic resource]: Ice Sheet Melted in Four Days

MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
On July 8, 2012, NASA satellite imagery showed about 40 percent of Greenland's top ice layer intact. By July 12, only four days later, 97 percent of the ice had melted. NewsHour correspondent Margaret Warner asks NASA's Thomas Wagner for scientific explanation of the massive thaw.
Release Date
2012
Run Time
8 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 15, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Ice Sheet Melted in Four Days
Related Title
PBS newshour
Contents
  • Petermann Glacier Loses Major Chunk of Ice (2:35)
  • North Atlantic Oscillation (1:32)
  • Debate Over Cause of Ice Calving (1:26)
  • "What are the Consequences?" (1:44)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012.
Recording Info
Original broadcast date: July 25, 2012.
Publisher no.
53445 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (8 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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