Start In The Backyard ##Simple Questions, Complex Answers ”Hey Ms. Towns, can ice sheets and glaciers really fully melt and disappear?””Why should we care? We live in Maine.””I mean, is it really going to happen up there in the Arctic?” Students pose big questions that at first glance, look
When we can't go to Antarctica, we bring Antarctic to us! In order to keep Antarctica COVID-free, the PolarTREC teachers have postponed our journeys until 2021-2022. (And so have most of our research teams!) But that doesn't mean we are far from polar research! In fact, the IceCube team launched
I haven't been to the arctic yet, though some days it feels like I live there. We had a snowstorm yesterday. It dropped 8" of the fluffy stuff on the ground, causing my school to cancel classes for the day. I can't say I was upset by it, because when you live on a farm and you get nearly a foot of
It’s a sign of the times that while starting to type CODA (Coastal Ocean Dynamics in the Arctic), my computer keeps suggesting COVID-19. Yet, despite everyone’s current focus on the pandemic, there were CODA projects in 2019 and 2020, and while there will not be a CODA cruise in 2021, the data from
As a contribution to the Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP)-endorsed Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) ice drift campaign, the International Coordination Office for Polar Prediction (ICO) has launched a series of podcasts entitled The IcePod.
The IcePod is the official podcast of the YOPP initiative to improve weather and sea-ice forecast in the Arctic and