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Antarctica: Challenging Forecasts for a Challenging Environment

Antarctica: Challenging Forecasts for a Challenging Environment
    • Languages: English
    • Publish Date: 2007-08-14
    • Skill Level: 1
    • Completion Time: 1.25 - 1.50 h
    • Includes Audio: yes
    • Required Plugins: Flash
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Antarctica: Challenging Forecasts for a Challenging Environment features two educational pieces. The first is the overview giving the general audience a broad look at Antarctica including some history, interesting facts, real-life experiences, climate, and the challenges inherent to this frozen continent. The second is the main presentation where experts in Antarctic research and forecasting, share their knowledge of the continent. They discuss forecasting challenges as well as present and future research topics while providing elaborations on the uniqueness in Antarctica’s location, topography, and forecasting techniques as compared to other parts of the globe.