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Glaciers n.a. / n.a. glacier, annual snowline, v-shaped valley, u-shaped valley, cirque, headwall, bergschrund, terminal moraine
USGS Geology in the Parks n.a. / n.a. geologic map, plate tectonics, rock, mineral, geologic time, glossary, education, geologic province, sand dune, cave, glacier, coast, Mojave, Sunset Crater, Lake Mead, Lassen, North Cascades, Joshua Tree, Devils Postpile, Death Valley, Yosemite
Introduction to Mass Wasting 00:40 - 02:02 (01:22) / 2.1 MB introduction, "Nevado Del Ruiz Volcano", Colombia, "South America", eruption, heat, melting, glacier, volcano, water, flood, mountain, soil, tree, boulder, Armero, mud, "geologic hazard"
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
Plate Tectonics 07:05 - 07:38 (00:33) / 0.6 MB "Art Montana", desert, "plate tectonics", continent, polar, Equator, subtropic, Africa, Permian, "South Pole", "Kalihari Desert", glacier, time
Loess 13:42 - 14:24 (00:42) / 1.7 MB desert, wind, "desert dust", soil, "Midwestern United States", loess, silt, clay, Pleistocene, glacier, China
Glaciers 30 minutes / n.a. glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", "Ice Age", "glacial retreat", "glacial flow", continent, climate
Introduction to Glaciers 00:40 - 01:38 (00:58) / 1.5 MB introduction, "James Sadd", landscape, glacier, mountain, Alps, "Himalaya Mountains", Rockies, "Yosemite Valley", "Sierra Nevada", river, valley, lake, "North American Continent", "Great Lakes", loch, Scotland, agriculture, soil, China, "Soviet Union", Canada, "glacial ice", rock, silt, transportation, wind, "fertile soil", erosion
Glacial Evidence In Geology 01:38 - 02:33 (00:55) / 1.3 MB "James Sadd", glacier, geologist, "Louis Agassi", Europe, sediment, boulder, "glacial advance", "glacial retreat", "sedimentary rock", continent, "Northern Hemisphere", "glacial ice", "landscape evolution", "glacial melt"
Glaciers 02:33 - 03:27 (00:54) / 1.1 MB "James Zumberge", glacier, snow, ice, temperature, polar, Equator, mountain, "high elevation", precipitation, season, climate
Snow 03:27 - 04:29 (01:02) / 2.0 MB "James Zumberge", snow, "glacial ice", "snow crystal", season, compaction, firn, ice, glacier
Movement of Glaciers 04:29 - 05:25 (00:56) / 1.3 MB "Louis Agassi", stress, ice, gravity, "geologic time", "plastic deformation", glacier, "glacial flow", friction, river, stream
Glacial Flow 05:25 - 06:38 (01:13) / 1.6 MB "Louis Agassi", "James Zumberge", glacier, "glacial flow", glaciologist, drilling, Swiss, friction, creep, bedrock, "basal slip", "glacial melt", snout
Valley Glaciers and Ice Sheets 06:38 - 07:38 (01:00) / 1.2 MB glacier, "valley glacier", "ice sheet", mountain, valley, "glacial flow", landmass, continent, polar, Greenland, Antarctica, "continental glacier", dome, snowfall
Snow Line 07:38 - 08:59 (01:21) / 1.8 MB glacier, ice, "glacial melt", "valley glacier", "zone of accumulation", "zone of wastage", "snow line", season, firn, silt, snow, "lower elevation", "glacial retreat", snout
Transportation Agent 08:59 - 10:05 (01:06) / 2.3 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", "glacial advance", "glacial retreat", glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", "glacial flow", rock, silt, "mechanical weathering", bedrock, erosion, "glacial polish", topography, stream, snout
Erosive Power of Glaciers 10:05 - 10:56 (00:51) / 1.5 MB glacier, erosion, "glacial ice", "glacial polish", "glacial flow", bedrock, "glacial melt", grit, striation, valley, "valley profile", stream
Till 10:56 - 11:39 (00:43) / 1.2 MB glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", till, erosion, deposition, "end moraine", "lateral moraine", "medial moraine", snout
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"
Ice Ages 12:48 - 14:04 (01:16) / 1.3 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial cycle", "geologic time", "Earth's orbit", Sun, "Earth's rotation", "global cooling"
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
Glacial Deposits 17:13 - 17:58 (00:45) / 1.1 MB continent, "ice sheet", glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", "glacial flow", moraine, till, drumlin, lake, basin, kettle, esker, civilization, silt, loess, "fertile soil", deposition
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 Sampling 19:30 - 20:38 (01:08) / 1.5 MB "Chester C. Langway Jr.", Greenland, "Greenland Ice Core Program", "continental glacier", "ice sheet", drilling, glacier, "glacial ice", climate, weather, "ice core"
Age of Ice 20:38 - 21:09 (00:31) / 0.7 MB Greenland, "ice core", drilling, "geologic age", season, "carbon-14 dating", glacier, "glacial ice", "Greenland Ice Core Program"
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
Atmospheric Pollutants 23:50 - 24:35 (00:45) / 1.2 MB "Chester C. Langway Jr.", glacier, "glacial ice", "carbon dioxide", "Industrial Revolution", humans, atmosphere, "fossil fuel", sulfur, coal, pollution, preservation, "gas composition"
Glaciology 24:57 - 25:47 (00:50) / 1.0 MB "James Sadd", glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial cycle", "carbon dioxide", geologist, "global climate change", "Greenhouse Effect", prediction, rainfall, weather, hurricane, drought, "global warming", human
Glacial Ice Volume 25:47 - 26:24 (00:37) / 0.6 MB "James Sadd", glacier, "glacial ice", "glacial melt", "glacial ice volume", "sea level", "global warming", climate, "glacial retreat", flood, "geologic hazard"
Conclusion 26:24 - 26:49 (00:25) / 0.5 MB "James Sadd", glacier, "glacial cycle", landform, "Earth's surface", "glacial advance", "glacial retreat", time
A Multimedia History of Glacier Bay, Alaska n.a. / n.a. glacier, climate change, Glacier Bay, Alaksa
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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