Glacier Simulations

Archie Paulson, University of Colorado

This Java-driven simulation allows users to adjust mountain snowfall and temperature to see the glacier grow and shrink. There are scientific tools to measure thickness, velocity and glacial budget.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Glacial/Periglacial, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Hydrology:Snowpack and Snow Melt
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Computer Applications
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Geomorphology