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Investigating Smoke on the Greenland Ice Sheet

Special | 58m 4s

Ross Edwards, Visiting Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at UW-Madison, discusses black carbon “smoke” nanoparticles on the surface of ice sheets in Greenland. Edwards traversed the country on a solar-powered Inuit Windsled, taking samples of the black carbon left behind from fires and fossil-fuel combustion.

Aired: 10/25/17

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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