Arctic Expedition 2012

Follow the journey : July 23 - August 7

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GENERAL ARCTIC INFORMATION

SCIENCE AND RESEARCH

POLE TO POLE

WEATHER OR CLIMATE

WHY IS IT COLD IN THE POLAR REGIONS?

OZONE HOLE DEMONSTRATION

ICE INTRODUCTION

ALBEDO

GROWTH AND FLOW OF ICE SHEETS

WHEN ICE MELTS

SEA ICE AND OCEAN CURRENTS

EXAMINING ICE CRYSTALS

SURFACE CURRENTS

DEEP WATER CIRCULATION

SEA ICE POROSITY AND OCEAN ECOSYSTEMS

POLAR FEASTS

BLUBBER INSULATION

THE EARTH THROUGH TIME

RECONSTRUCTING PAST CLIMATES AND ENVIRONMENTS

FORMATION OF GLACIAL VALLEYS

PERMAFROST AND TEMPERATURE CHANGES

TUNNEL MAN:

OPTIMAL FORAGING

WHAT IS COMMUNITY

WHAT WILL BE THE FUTURE OF THE ARCTIC?

For position research:

UP THE FOOD CHAIN: POLLUTION IN THE ARCTIC

KEEPING WARM ON POLAR EXPEDITIONS

UNDERSTANDING AURORAS

VIEWS FROM SPACE

THE MISSING ENERGY MYSTERY: POPCORN AND NEUTRINOS

CLIMATE CHANGE INFORMATION

SELECT NORTHERN NEWS MEDIA

ARCTIC EXPLORATION

EDUCAPOLES.org

Flash Animations:
  1. Humankind: Culprit and Victim of Climate Change Today
  2. The Polar Regions: The First Areas of the Planet to Be Affected by Climate Change
  3. Impacts of Climate Change on the Oceans
  4. The biodiversity: Climate Change
  5. Biodiversity in the Arctic
  6. The Polar Regions: One of a Kind Laboratories for Scientific Research
Pedagogical Dossiers:
  1. Climate change: What is it?
  2. The Polar Regions
  3. People in the Polar Regions
  4. Climate Change: Consequences for the Planet and the Polar Regions
  5. Paleoclimatic Exploration in the Arctic and Antarctic
  6. The new economic stakes of climate change
  7. Fishing in the Arctic and Antarctic: Exploiting Living Resources
  8. Exploitation of mineral resources
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