Step-by-Step Instructions

Note: This chapter was retired in October 2018. The visualization tool (My World GIS) is no longer supported.

Part 1Download Software and Data

Download and install My World GIS software. Download the Greenland My World project file.

Part 2Explore Science on the Ice

Launch My World GIS and open the Greenland project file. Investigate the spatial distribution of the automated weather stations and explore the working conditions in Greenland research camps.

Part 3Observe Ice Sheet Melt Extents

Use the Greenland project file to observe and analyze the melt extents on the Greenland Ice Sheet from 1992 to 2003.

Part 4Find Glaciers on the Go

Use the Greenland project file and the Greenland velocity gates to uncover those sections of the Greenland ice sheet that contain the fastest glaciers.