Glaciers

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Glaciers وێنه‌ی شاشه‌
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Description

Adjust mountain snowfall and temperature to see the glacier grow and shrink. Use scientific tools to measure thickness, velocity and glacial budget.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Explain how environmental conditions (temperature and precipitation) impact glacial mass budget; identify where snow accumulates in a glacier and justify why.
  • Explain how ice moves within a glacier; describe and illustrate flow within a glacier.
  • Explain or illustrate (demonstrate) how glaciers (i) stay at equilibrium, (ii) grow/advance, (iii) shrink/retreat, and (iv) form; compare climatic conditions leading to each.
  • Determine and illustrate how multiple advance-retreat cycles affect the record of glacial end moraines.
Version 2.04

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Windows Macintosh Linux
Microsoft Windows
XP/Vista/7/8.1/10
Latest version of Java
OS X 10.9.5 or later
Latest version of Java
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Design Team Third-party Libraries سوپاس بۆ
  • Wendy Adams
  • Bob Anderson
  • Andrea Blair
  • Chris Malley (developer)
  • Archie Paulson (lead)
  • Kathy Perkins
  • Dylan Ward
  • JFreeChart
  • Piccolo