Video: What is the Ice Albedo Feedback?

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University of Colorado Outreach

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Julienne Stroeve, Ph.D. explains her research on albedo, the reflectivity of snow and ice surfaces. She describes how changing albedo is resulting in large changes in Arctic sea ice and the implications these changes on weather patterns. Julienne Stroeve is a research scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC, located in Boulder, Colorado).