Multimedia

Student Designed IPY Posters from the University of Kansas and the Center for the Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets

9/20/2007 A sophomore graphics design class took on the task of designing a new IPY-CReSIS poster. See the winning designs on this page or download the .pdfs. More

USGS "CoreCast" Podcast Series Features Discussion of Climate Change and the Role of the Poles

9/18/2007 CoreCast offers insight on various topics. In this installment, Tom Armstrong, senior advisor to the director on climate change, answers questions about how climate change affects our lives. More

Sea Ice Resources Available on this Portal

9/17/2007 A collection of resources for teachers and the general public gathered as part of the first "International Polar Day" of IPY, Sept. 21, 2007, which is organized around the theme of sea ice. More

Polar Bears on Video from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

9/7/2007 Watch a video feature on polar bears in their native habitat on the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's Endangered Species Web site. More

Downloadable Poster Features Detailed Cross-Section of the New Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station

9/4/2007 Complete with a key that explains the function of almost every facet of the remarkable structure, the poster highlights the third U.S. station since 1957 and the massive challenges to building it. More

Archived: On-line Chat About Kansas University's Role in Monitoring Greenland Ice Sheet

9/4/2007 Read an archived Sept. 4, 2007 Web chat with David Braaten, deputy director of the Kansas University's Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS), on the Lawrence Journal-World Web site. More

National Geographic Channel Television Special Focuses on South Pole Construction

9/4/2007 Produced with extensive support and cooperation from the National Science Foundation, which manages the U.S. Antarctic Program, "The South Pole Project" premiered this week on the National Geographic Channel. View a clip online. More

"Alaska's Cold Desert" Explores the Tundra for Teachers and the General Public

9/4/2007 This Bureau of Land Management Web site explores the unique features of Alaska's arctic ecosystem, with a focus on the special adaptations that enable plants and animals to survive. More

"As Seen on TV": Architect's Case Study Describes Immense Challenges of Building South Pole Science Station

9/2/2007 Read a case study from architects Ferraro Choi and Associates Ltd. A National Geographic Television special that began airing Sept. 6, 2007 examines the challenges of building this unique structure. More

Oregon State University's "Suitcase Lesson" on Sea Ice Poses and Answers Basic Questions for K-6 Students

8/30/2007 How do icebergs and sea ice form? Why is knowledge of sea ice important for navigation? This NSF-funded curriculum package helps teachers and students investigate these and related questions. More
                                      
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