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Film, Video Big Ice Sheets Doing Big Things: Why It's a Big Deal

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Title

  • Big Ice Sheets Doing Big Things: Why It's a Big Deal

Summary

  • This loss of ice in areas of the World such as Antarctica and Greenland is causing an increasing rate of sea-level rise, making it critically important to provide accurate predictive models as a basis for policymakers and citizens to take action. The challenges to science are great, and a more detailed understanding of ice-sheet dynamics is urgently needed. In an illustrated lecture, the fourth in a series of programs in 2011 presented through a partnership between the Science, Technology and Business Division of the Library of Congress, and the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, scientist Robert Bindschadler presents his theories as to why this is occurring.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress. Science, Technology, and Business Division, sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2011-07-20.

Headings

  • -  Environment, Conservation
  • -  Technology, Industry
  • -  Science, Technology

Notes

  • -  Classification: Science.
  • -  Robert Bindschadler.
  • -  Recorded on 2011-07-20.
  • -  Kids, Families.
  • -  Researchers.
  • -  Teachers.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021688714

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Library Of Congress, and Technology Library Of Congress. Science. Big Ice Sheets Doing Big Things:Why It's a Big Deal. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -07-20, 2011. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688714/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Science, T. (2011) Big Ice Sheets Doing Big Things:Why It's a Big Deal. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -07-20. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688714/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Technology Library Of Congress. Science. Big Ice Sheets Doing Big Things:Why It's a Big Deal. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -07-20, 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688714/>.