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Education for Grade School Students

These tools teach mathematical concepts for glaciology and ice sheet science aimed at K-12 students.



Visualizing Glacier/Ocean Changes

A simple 1-D glacier model to teach students about glacier/ocean changes.

Education for Graduate Students

These tools teach mathematical concepts for glaciology and ice sheet science.



Regression on Ice

Code demonstrations with visualizations of some basic regression / machine learning concepts for glaciology.



VESL visualization tools

These striking visualizations, hosted on NASA JPL's Virtual Earth System Laboratory (VESL), use the Ice Sheet System Model (ISSM) package.

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Greenland Basal Friction simulation

Enables users to explore the effect of friction at Greenland's ice-bedrock interface.
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Greenland Geothermal Heat Flux simulation

Enables users to explore Greenland ice sheet's sensitivity to geothermal heat flux at the ice-bedrock interface.
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Sea Level Rise simulation

Presents ISSM simulations of sea-level rise from the present day to 500 years into the future, as the Twaites Glacier retreats inland.


Here are additional resources available to bring the science to others:

EricPitman.jpg Eric Pitman Workshop in Computational Science--hosted by UB CCR since 1998.
Snow on Ice: "Scientists are Superheroes"
Ice Future Research Group - Datasets and Products
Greenland-melt NSIDC's Greenland Today
Greenland-melt NSIDC's Arctic Sea Ice News
Greenland-melt Ice Flow Games

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