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:
- Zoom into Greenland and Venice – using Google Earth Pro by Google
- Ice in Diskobay, Greenland crashing into ocean – courtesy of video published by Polarissail
- Flooding in Venice – courtesy of The Guardian
B. Additional Information about Melting Ice in Arctic and Antarctic:
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
3. Online tool about sea ice: Sea 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