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Global Warming, Up Close and Local

Global Warming, Up Close and Local

This video was recorded at MIT World Series: Soap Box. Wanted: Citizen-observers to document springtime arrivals and departures of common plants and animals. Richard Primack and Abraham Miller-Rushing hope to enlist your help in a project aimed at gathering data on the impact of climate change. In conversation with Museum audience members, they describe their work to date, and what they need from volunteers. Signs of global warming aren't turning up just at the polar ice caps. When daffodils bloom in January in New England, it's clear the climate is off kilter more generally. Accurate data from specific regions on when flowers bloom, or when birds migrate to their breeding grounds, says Primack, will help scientists draw an accurate and detailed picture of how warming is altering local... Show More
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Sally Robertson
Sally Robertson (Librarian)
3 years ago
This would be a great project for any environmental science or sustainability classes to participate in. It would help scientists in their research of climate change and its effects.
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