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Rancho La Brea Tar Pits 17:31 - 18:36 (01:05) / 1.5 MB "George Jefferson", Cenozoic, "Rancho La Brea", "Los Angeles", tar, animal, fossil, life, Cenozoic, "Ice Age", climate, vertebrate
Ice Age Mammals 25:29 - 26:11 (00:42) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", Pleistocene, "Ice Age", mammal, "ground sloth", "saber toothed cat", extinction, humans, Africa, fossil, evolution
Introduction to Wind, Dust and Desert 00:40 - 01:54 (01:14) / 1.1 MB introduction, "James Sadd", "Death Valley", lake, valley, shoreline, grassland, slope, "pine tree", humid, animal, bison, antelope, horse, pelican, flamingo, climate, glacier, "Ice Age", salt, lakebed, desert, plant, evaporation
Glaciers 30 minutes / n.a. glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", "Ice Age", "glacial retreat", "glacial flow", continent, climate
Moraine Deposition 11:39 - 12:48 (01:09) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", moraine, deposition, glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", "glacial flow", "glacial advance", "glacial retreat", geologist, "Ice Age", "geologic time", climate, "sea level", evolution, life, "glacial cycle", "overlapping moraine"
Indicators of Past Ice Ages 14:04 - 15:37 (01:33) / 1.9 MB "Brian Edwards", data, "Ice Age", "Earth's orbit", "drill core", "deep-sea sediment", fossil, microfossil, plant, temperature, ocean, "geologic time", Sun, continent, "plate tectonics", "ocean current", climate, polar, landmass, "ice sheet"
Sea Level Drop 15:37 - 16:41 (01:04) / 1.1 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", "Ice Age", glacier, landscape, coastline, ocean, "sea level", continent, stream, erosion, river, "glacial melt", discharge, flood, valley, inlet, harbor, estuary, sediment
Rising Landmasses 16:41 - 17:13 (00:32) / 0.5 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", glacier, "glacial melt", "Ice Age", "glacial retreat", landscape, landmass, continent, "Hudson Bay", uplift
Land Bridges 17:58 - 18:26 (00:28) / 0.6 MB "Ice Age", "land bridge", "sea level", coastline, landmass, Asia, "North American Continent", animal, humans, continent, migration
Depositional Environment 18:26 - 19:30 (01:04) / 1.4 MB "Chester C. Langway Jr.", "Ice Age", landscape, glacier, "glacial ice", snowfall, deposition, "glacial environment", "ice sheet", "atmospheric process", atmosphere, pollen, "volcanic ash", meteorite, "ancient air bubble", climate
Ice Core Analysis 21:09 - 22:12 (01:03) / 1.5 MB "Greenland Ice Core Program", Greenland, "ice core", "State University of New York - Buffalo", "gas composition", glacier, "glacial ice", nitrogen, oxygen, atmosphere, "Greenhouse Effect", methane, "carbon dioxide", "Ice Age", "biological activity"
Seasonal Layers 22:12 - 23:50 (01:38) / 2.5 MB "Chester C. Langway Jr.", climate, "stable oxygen isotope", oxygen, snow, glacier, "glacial ice", "ice core", "Ice Age", precipitation, season, temperature, Antarctica, Greenland, Equator, climatologist, meteorologist, wind
Melting Glaciers 23:14 - 24:09 (00:55) / 1.2 MB "Ice Age", glacier, ocean, "sea level", "eustatic change", "water volume", Greenland, Antarctica
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