Virtual Field Labs – Abrupt Climate Disruptions with Dr. Erich Osterberg

CategoryVirtual Field Lab
Science Standards1) Science and Engineering Practices: Asking Questions and Defining Problems; Planning and Carrying Out Investigations; Analyzing and Interpreting Data; Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking; Engaging in Argument From Evidence. 2) Disciplinary Core Ideas: Ecosystems- Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience; Earth Systems; Earth and Human Activity. 3) Crosscutting Concepts: Patterns; Cause and Effect; Systems and System Models; Energy and Matter- Flows, Cycles and Conservation.
File TypeYouTube
DescriptionDr. Erich Osterberg explores abrupt climate disruptions in the past as a way to predict the abrupt climate changes we can expect in the future. These videos are part of the U.S. Ice Drilling Program's School of Ice Virtual Field Lab series.
Using data from ice cores to understand past and current climate disruptions.

School of Ice - Virtual Field Labs - Abrupt Climate Disruptions with Dr. Erich Osterberg

Episode #1

Introduction to Erich and abrupt climate disruptions.

Episode #2

Evidence from the ice.

Episode #3

Greenland is melting!  What should we expect as our climate warms?