A 38 sec. Climate Visual by ClimateSAN
Melting in the Arctic and flooding in a coastal area such as Venice, Italy
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A. Background Information About Video:

  1. Zoom into Greenland and Venice – using Google Earth Pro by Google
  2. Ice in Diskobay, Greenland crashing into ocean – courtesy of video published by Polarissail
  3. Flooding in Venice – courtesy of The Guardian

B. Additional Information about Melting Ice in Arctic and Antarctic:

1. Videos:

a) TEDx Video: Seven surprising results from the reduction of Arctic Sea ice cover | David Barber | TEDxUManitoba

b) Older Arctic Sea Ice Disappearing by NASA Goddard, Oct 28, 2016

2. Some recent articles:

a) The Arctic had a scarily low amount of ice this past winter – 5 reasons the Arctic’s extremely warm winter should alarm you By Brian Resnick, Mar 23, 2018

b) Ice Loss and the Polar Vortex: How a Warming Arctic Fuels Cold Snaps, by Bob Berwin, InsideClimate News SEP 28, 2017

c) Forbes article: Splitting Of The Polar Vortex: The Arctic Is Melting In The Dead Of Winter by Trevor Nace, Contributor, Feb 27, 2018

d) Huge Arctic report ups estimates of sea-level rise – Report prompts warnings that the polar region is ‘unravelling’ by  Jeff Tollefson, 28 April 2017

e) Here’s what vanishing sea ice in the Arctic means for you ‘The Arctic is a natural freezer’ By Alessandra Potenza@ale_potenza  May 10, 2018

f) Polar Ice Is Disappearing, Setting Off Climate Alarms – The short-term consequences of Arctic (and Antarctic) warming may already be felt in other latitudes. The long-term threat to coastlines is becoming even more dire, DEC 27, 2017

g) Wiki article: Arctic_sea_ice_decline

h) Arctic sea ice extent for September 2017

3. Online tool about sea iceSea Ice Data and Analysis Tools by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).

4. Online tools about costal flooding:

a) Sea Level Rise Viewer by the NOAA Office of Coastal Management.

b) Link a webpage with several coastal flooding tools provided by Data.gov

c) Global Flood Forecast by Deltares.

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