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Audio Ice melt in Greenland and Antarctica

TLF ID M016718

This interview demonstrates the complexity of data and models trying to predict and measure the impacts of climate change. Antarctica has experienced major shelf collapse recently. Mark Tedesco describes what it is known about melting over Greenland and in Antarctica and how he collects data in these extreme conditions. Download the audio or view the transcript of this ABC radio interview.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This audio/transcript of a interview with a scientist should engage year 9 and 10 students learning about evidence of global warming and hence addressing the Australian Curriculum cross curriculum priority of Sustainability. It emphasises science as a human endeavour and particularly the role of technology and problem-solving.
Year level

9; 10

Learning area
  • Science

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: ABC - Science Show
  • Organization: ABC - Science Show
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Organization: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
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Learning Resource Type
  • Audio
  • © 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.