Ice Sheet Albedo

Aakriti Srivastava, PhD candidate, Barkatullah University


In this lesson, students observe spatio-temporal albedo trends in the Greenland ice sheet. Students will understand regional-scale processes and atmospheric-oceanic forcings play a significant role in the ice sheet albedo variation. 

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This learning activity could be used in remote sensing or courses on the cryosphere. Students require background knowledge in glaciology and ice sheet dynamics. 

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CIRES Videso. (2020).Ice Dynamics with Twila Moon [Video]. YouTube.