The tool allows a student to explore how isotopes can be used as indicators of paleoclimate and reconstruct the paleoclimate using data from the Vostok ice core.
|This audio podcast discusses how glaciers in the Yukon are responding to climate change. It focuses on changes in the physical characteristics of these glaciers and several methods used by glaciologists to track changes due to climate and weather.|
In this exercise, students learn to use statistical methods on climate data from the Arctic. They run the linear regression on the average monthly extent of Arctic sea ice from 1979 to the present.
This interactive tool provides information about glaciers worldwide; allows searches based on name, country, and other filters; and provides information on events such as floods and avalanches. A card game allows students to test their glacier knowledge.
This interactive tool allows students to observe the effect of changes in snowfall and temperature on the shrinking and growing of a glacier. Questions and assignments are available in the “For Teachers” section at https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/legacy/glaciers.