List of all Cryosphere GLOBE Connections

Scientists are currently collecting data associated with sea and land ice melt throughout the world. Using these data helps scientists study the factors affecting global climate. 

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GLOBE protocols have been developed as a collaborative effort involving scientists, educators and citizen scientists. Data sheets have been developed for the purpose of a unified method of data collection.

Ice melt can impact the salinity of the ocean water. 

How does Lake Erie ice cover affect our snowfall in the winter? In 2012, the GLOBE students at our school found out that the average annual precipitation for our town has increased over the past fifty years. Temperatures have not changed very much.