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The 4th International Polar Year (IPY) beginning in March of 2007 is a campaign of intense, internationally coordinated research to gain new knowledge about Earth's polar regions, how those regions are changing, and how such changes are impacting the health of our biosphere. IPY is an opportunity to educate and excite the public and help train the next generation of scientists, leaders, and educators.
The UA IPY Office was established to promote UA research, education, and outreach activities and to ensure that the benefits of IPY extend to everyone in Alaska.

International Polar Year - Group 1 University of Alaska

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The 4th International Polar Year (IPY) beginning in March of 2007 is a campaign of intense, internationally coordinated research to gain new knowledge about Earth's polar regions, how those regions are changing, and how such changes are impacting the health of our biosphere. IPY is an opportunity to educate and excite the public and help train the next generation of scientists, leaders, and educators.
The UA IPY Office was established to promote UA research, education, and outreach activities and to ensure that the benefits of IPY extend to everyone in Alaska.

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    Bjorn Lomborg presents "Cool It"

    Bjorn Lomborg presents "Cool It"

    Controversial author Bjorn Lomborg discusses his most recent book, “Cool It,” as part of the International Polar Year visiting author lecture series.

    • 54 min
    A Crude Look at the Whole

    A Crude Look at the Whole

    • 1 hr 7 min
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    Changing Glaciers

    Changing Glaciers

    Glaciers in the Arctic are changing at rapid rates, and modern tools are helping researchers better understand ice in the Arctic. See video of massive calving events from Greenland and hear about changes to Alaskan glaciers from researchers of the Geophys

    • 35 min

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