Great Ocean Conveyor Belt: Part II

WGBH Teachers Domain

This podcast features the Great Ocean Conveyor Belt and potential impact of an increase in fresh water (from melting sea ice the Arctic) entering the North Atlantic. It includes interviews with two scientists and discusses the impact of changes in the Great Ocean Conveyor Belt on the climate in Northern Europe over the course of a century.

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)